Taught course

Transportation Planning and Engineering

University of Southampton · School of Civil Engineering and the Environment

Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant subject, such as engineering, science/mathematics, planning or geography. Those candidates with relevant employment experience will be considered if they do not meet the requirements. Applications are assessed individually, and any candidates who do not match the standard profile but who have appropriate academic qualifications and/or industry experience are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme will help you develop the skills required for effective transport planning and engineering in a range of contexts around the world. It is ideal both for graduates interested in a career in transport and for professionals already working in the transport sector but looking to expand their skills and knowledge. It covers passenger and freight transport by a variety of modes, and is taught by academics engaged in world leading transport research.

Compulsory modules: Transport Data Analysis and Techniques; Transport Economics; Transportation Engineering: Analysis and Design; Transportation Engineering: Transport Management; Transportation Planning: Policies and Methods; Transportation Planning: Practice; Individual Research Project.
Optional modules: further module options are available.

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Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580 required. www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding



Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations47
Written coursework / continuous assessment20
Dissertation33 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Engineering and the Environment
+44 (0)23 8059 4651 / 3262 / 8840 / 3113 / 4885