Taught course

Transport and City Planning

Institution
UCL Institute of Education · Bartlett School of Planning
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree or other qualification of equivalent standard in Urban Planning, Geography, Engineering, Transport Planning, or related disciplines; and/or related work experience.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international/english-requirements page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This new MSc brings a cross-disciplinary focus to transport and urban planning which is unique, aiming to foster "smart solutions" to the current critical challenges of transitioning to sustainable travel behaviours and sustainable cities in the UK and internationally. The programme draws on the latest thinking and debates in transport, urban planning and mega infrastructure project development.

The UCL Bartlett is the UK's largest multidisciplinary Faculty of the Built Environment, bringing together scientific and professional specialisms required to research, understand, design, construct and operate the buildings and urban environments of the future.

There is a strong focus on transport and city planning in research activities at the UCL Bartlett. Current activities include: VIBAT (Visioning and Backcasting for Transport), SINTROPHER (innovative public transport options in peripheral regions), SYNAPTIC (the seamless travel journey), the OMEGA centre (the planning and delivery of major infrastructure projects) and we work with various project sponsors such as Transport for London, the Asian Development Bank and European Investment Bank.

The MSc has Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) accreditation as a \'specialist\' four-year programme. Candidates can also apply to become members of the Transport Planning Society (TPS), Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT), or related organisations, on subscription.

Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years; Flexible: up to 5 years;

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, project work, and site visits. Assessment is through examinations, essays, group/individual projects and presentation, and a dissertation.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 3370 1214