The intercollegiate Transport MSc, offered in conjunction with Imperial College London, brings together the transport research and training capabilities of the civil engineering departments of the two universities. Students benefit from the multidisciplinary transport expertise of both departments and their 50 years' experience as leaders in this field.
About this degree
Students gain a systematic understanding of the causes, motivations and means of personal travel and goods movement; techniques for analysing and resolving transport problems; and methods of evaluating transport projects, plans and policies, recognising the need for public consultation and the political, social, commercial and financial issues involved.
Students undertake modules to the value of 90 ECTS Credits.
Transport and its Context
Transport Engineering and Operations
Transport Demand and its Modelling
Options may include the following:
Road Traffic Theory and its Application
Transport Safety and Risk Management
Quantitative Techniques for Transport Engineering and Planning
Advanced Transport Modelling
Intelligent Transport Systems
Design of Accessible Transport Systems
Air Traffic Management
Ports and Maritime Transport
Roads and Underground Infrastructure: Design, Construction and Maintenance
Railway Management, Operation and Engineering
Transport, Environmental Impacts and Safety
All students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a Special Project of 12,000 words.
Teaching and learning
The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, computer-based work and coursework. Assessment is through unseen written examinations, coursework, an individual literature review, presentations and the dissertation focussing on the final project.
Further information on modules and degree structure is available on the department website: Transport MSc
Transport graduates find employment with transport operators, consultancies, and local and central governments in various countries and supranational organisations. Many graduates are employed by companies involved in the manufacture of instrumentation and in companies specialising in software and other services for the engineering industry.
Successful completion of this MSc meets the academic requirements for corporate membership of the Institute of Logistics and Transport.
Why study this degree at UCL?
The Centre for Transport Studies is an energetic and exciting environment. Students benefit from engaging with the teaching staff who are actively involved in internationally leading research, and advising local, national and international governments and transport agencies.
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