Taught course

Transport Engineering, Planning and Management

Newcastle University · School of Engineering

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • any engineering or science subject
  • geography
  • town planning
  • maths
  • any other closely related or relevant discipline.

Relevant professional experience is welcome, although not essential. We will consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and significant, relevant professional experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

You'll learn from academics engaged in world-leading civil engineering research. Striving to solve problems of global importance. You'll experience our diverse civil engineering research and have access to cutting-edge facilities.

Our MSc programme is for both practising professionals and graduates in:

  • civil engineering
  • any other engineering disciplines
  • maths/ physics
  • operation research
  • urban/ town or spatial planning
  • geography
  • economics
  • social science
  • environmental sciences.


  • develop skills required for a successful career in transport
  • learn about the principles of transport planning and travel demand forecasting
  • learn about the latest techniques and research in mobility planning
  • put learning into practice in your own research project
  • establish a responsible attitude towards:
  • the needs of society
  • the environment
  • transport safety considerations.

The flexible nature of this programme allows you to specialise in one of two streams:

  • Transport Infrastructure and Systems
  • Business Management.

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Information for international students

English Language Requirements:

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme description.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Engineering