Taught course

Transport Planning and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

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

There is a growing industry in intelligent transport systems addressing transport problems around the world. The Transport Planning and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) MSc will enable you to develop a systematic understanding of ITS and intelligent mobility.

This course will teach you a critical awareness of current problems in the field of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), informed by the latest research. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of appropriate techniques and practical approaches to the planning, management and operation of transport systems. The course is ideal for those with a background in computing, electronics or electrical engineering, numeracy or transport.

The compulsory course modules are supplemented by research seminars, site visits, engagement with local industry and visits from professional institution practitioners.

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Information for international students

If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in all sub-skills).

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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