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MSc Transport Engineering and Planning

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Full time | Frenchay Campus | 1 year | SEP-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Transport Engineering Transport Planning / Design

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Introduction

As career opportunities in transport engineering and 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.

This course is an excellent route to a wide range of career opportunities. Estimating transport needs, providing systems and infrastructure to meet those needs, and addressing the impacts of transport on society and the environment, all require the understanding and skills this course offers.

The module content draws on our strong industry links, our research and our local and national project-based work.

MSc Transport Engineering and Planning is run by UWE Bristol's Centre for Transport and Society. All the teaching staff are engaged in research and consultancy, and often advise national and local government.

Careers / Further study

Opportunities in transport engineering and 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.

Accreditations and partnerships: Institution of Civil Engineers; The Institution of Structural Engineers; The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation; Institute of Highway Engineers; Transport Planning Professional; Engineering Council.

Modules

Transport Economics and Appraisal
Traffic Engineering
Changing Travel Behaviour.
Transport Infrastructure Engineering
Sustainable Transport Management and Operations
Transport Policy and Finance
Travel Demand Analysis

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£13,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

We normally require a first degree of 2:2 honours or above. The course is generally suitable for graduates of degrees from any academic background, but particularly engineers, scientists, mathematicians, statisticians, geographers, planners and economists. We can consider applicants who do not meet the normal entry requirement, but who do have relevant professional experience or qualifications. In your application, you should describe in detail your professional experience and qualifications.

University information

A champion of ambition, the University of the West of England Bristol (UWE Bristol) offers students an exceptional learning environment dedicated to success. From developing skills, acquiring new qualifications, boosting career prospects, or embarking on a complete career change, UWE Bristol offers all students a welcoming and supportive environment within a thriving and inviting city. The university offers an impressive variety of taught and...more

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