Taught course

Transport Engineering and Planning

Institution
University of Salford · School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 honours degree in an appropriate discipline, or equivalent. A wide variety of first degrees are accepted, including engineering, science, geography and social science. For non-standard applicants, relevant work experience may be taken into account. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)- We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Months of entry

September

Course content

3 good reasons to study Transport Engineering and Planning at Salford:

  • Member of the national Universities Transport Partnership (www.utp.org.uk)
  • Emphasis on methodology and practice, guided by the needs of employers
  • Accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (Institution of Structural Engineers, Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Highways & Transportation) as fully satisfying requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng)

Course Summary

This course has been running for more than forty years and is recognised as providing a good grounding for students interested in the management, engineering and planning of transport infrastructure. It takes students from a wide range of relevant backgrounds.

The emphasis of the course is on current methodology and practice to improve your employability with engineering and planning departments of local and central governments, passenger transport executives, and transport consultants.

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng(Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree.

Suitable For

Graduates come from a wide variety of backgrounds including civil engineering, geography, economics, mathematics, physics, business studies and social studies wishing to specialise in the field of transport engineering and planning. Students will need a reasonable aptitude for mathematics/statistics.

Information for international students

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £5,000

Part-time £833 per 30 credits

Full-time International £12,800

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £5,100

Part-time £850 per 30 credits

Full-time International £13,050

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

There are also other sources of funding available to you.

For more information please see our funding section

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment50

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Service
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545
Fax
+44 (0) 161 295 4646