The Transport Planning and Business Management MSc is an industry accredited course designed for practising professionals and new graduates. You will develop and apply advanced skills and understanding to the planning, management and operation of transport systems.
Along with developing essential skills and understanding of the planning, management and operation of transport systems, we aim to help you establish a responsible attitude towards the needs of society, the environment and transport safety considerations. The course includes teaching in business studies for scientists and engineers.
You will study eight transport modules and a 20 credit module in business studies focused on the needs of the science and engineering based industry. In addition, you will undertake a research project written up as a dissertation.
You can also go on a study tour to Europe to examine the different approaches to transport management in other countries. You will see the operation of various public transport systems and study the principles behind advanced transport planning software.
The course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) (comprising ICE, IStructE, CIHT and IHIE), as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for students with an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng Honours degree or Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc Honours degree.
The course is also accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and meets the academic requirements for the Transport Planning Professional qualification.