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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Transport Planning / Design

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc Transport Planning draws on our strong links with employers, and offers the potential for a summer work placement linked to your dissertation. This course provides the necessary academic background to begin or enhance your career in transport planning. All of our teaching staff are engaged in research and consultancy, and often advise national and local government. Transport touches everyone's lives. Transport planning is all about finding out how to reconcile today's needs for movement and development with protection and improvement of natural and urban environments. As career opportunities in transport planning continue to grow, this course's excellent reputation gives you a competitive edge. Learn from industry experts at the forefront of research, enjoy our strong industry links and gain valuable experience through outstanding work-placements. Students can exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

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. This course is also accredited by the CILT(UK), Transport Planning Professional and the Engineering Council. Opportunities in transport planning are growing. UWE Bristol's transport graduates have an excellent reputation in the marketplace, and several have since secured senior positions around the region and further afield. Every year, employers ask the programme leader to circulate details of vacancies with them. Several of our students have been hired as a direct result by employers such as: Arup; Halcrow; ITP; WSP; Matrix; Parsons Brinkerhoff; Bristol City Council.

Different course options

Full time | Frenchay Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Transport Economics and Appraisal
Travel Demand Analysis
Transport Policy and Finance
Changing Travel Behavior

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students normally requires an honours degree of 2.2 or above. This course is suitable for graduates of degrees from any academic background, and particularly social sciences, geography and planning. Students who do not meet the normal entry requirement, but who do have relevant professional experience or qualifications will be considered.

University information

UWE Bristol (University of the West of England) is a leading public university based in the centre of Bristol. The university offers a wide range of postgraduate study options, including taught and research courses, and online programmes. Students also have plenty of opportunities to gain work experience as well as connecting with employers. The university's postgraduate courses open up student’s career options and fast track them into new...more

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