Taught course

Transport Planning and Engineering

Newcastle University · School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any engineering or science subject, geography, town planning or maths. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have a qualification in a different subject to those listed above, a lower or non-standard qualification or significant, relevant industry experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This industry accredited Transport Planning and Engineering MSc is designed for both practising professionals and new graduates. You will develop and apply advanced skills and understanding to the planning, management and operation of transport systems.

Along with developing essential skills and understanding of the planning, management and operation of transport systems, we aim to help you establish a responsible attitude towards the needs of society, the environment and transport safety considerations. We will teach you core skills in:

  • information processing
  • data analysis
  • problem solving
  • teamwork
  • communication and presentation

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

The School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences is committed to supporting excellent MSc students and offers a range of scholarships and bursaries:

Further financial support is available from the University including the new Vice Chancellor’s Scholarships for international students (£3,000) and a range of other scholarships:

  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme
  • Alumni discount of 20% (UK, EU and International students)
  • Sports scholarships
  • 2% tuition fee discount
  • Hardship funds

For more information and details of how to apply see our Funding and Finance website.

See also our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-48 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Academic Secretary (Transport Engineering), School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
18002 +44 (0) 191 208 6547