Taught course

Transport Planning and Engineering

Institution
University of Leeds · Institute for Transport Studies
Qualifications
MSc(Eng)PGDip

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Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a related subject such as engineering, environmental science, maths, physics, computing, natural sciences or a quantitative subject.

Graduates from other disciplines and those with professional qualifications plus experience in the sector will also be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you’re an ambitious engineering graduate – from a civil, mechanical, computing or electronic engineering background – this course is a smart route to a career in the expanding field of transport consultancy and public policy.

This Masters degree will teach you engineering techniques to develop transport networks that are founded on fundamental principles, robust evidence, sustainable and equitable principles, state-of-the-art modelling, accurate data analysis, and an understanding of human psychology.

Taught by researchers with an international reputation, this Masters degree has been designed following close consultation with industry to help prepare you for a rewarding career. It also addresses the multi-disciplinary nature of transport – enabling you to make effective decisions for clients, employers and society.

Course highlights

  • Learn to develop solutions to engineering problems that fit the broader aims of transport and planning policy.

  • Choose from a range of optional modules to specialise in your career interests

  • Learn to use industry-standard models and software tools.

  • Experience what it’s like to work in the transport industry by collaborating on a multi-disciplinary team project with students from our other degree specialisms.

  • Accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators and meets the educational requirements for becoming a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

  • Our courses are shaped by the Institute for Transport Studies’ world-leading research and our close relationships with industry leaders.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc(Eng)
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
courses@its.leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 5353