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Road Management and Engineering MSc/Diploma

Road Management and Engineering MSc/Diploma

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Civil Engineering (General) Highway Engineering

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need for the planning, appraisal, design construction and maintenance of road networks. Content is geared towards conditions found in developed and developing countries, and the course is suitable for road engineers and civil engineering graduates seeking to take their career into road management. Here, you will learn to originate innovative research, transfer current thinking into practice and respond effectively to the road industry needs. The programme is relevant to conditions found in both developed and developing countries and are suitable for road engineers and civil engineering graduates who want to pursue a career in road management.

The course has been devised to meet the demands of both the UK and overseas road industry. It offers advanced training to engineers aspiring to higher or middles management in public and private sector road management. Management-focused modules complement the range of subjects taught in the engineering oriented modules and include state-of-the-art principles and practices associated with road asset management, economics and financing, HDM-4 (the World Bank’s de facto standard for road investment appraisal) and planning. Students can also exit with Pgdip awards.

Different course options

Full time | Edgbaston Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Road Asset Management (20 Credits)
Rural Roads (10 Credits)
Individual Project (60 Credits)
Road Economics and Financing (20 Credits)
Road Design and Planning (20 Credits)
Sustainable Transport Policy (20 Credits)
Pavement Engineering (20 Credits)
Road Safety (10 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,540

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,690

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject (eg, Engineering, Sciences, Geology, Geography or Mathematics). Practical experience may also be considered.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more