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Masters degrees in Transport Geography offer advanced study of the influence of travel and transport on populations and the environment.
Related subjects include Economic Geography and Urban Geography. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Human Geography or Urban Planning.
Different modes of transport have allowed people to connect on a global scale for many decades. As a result, the migration patterns, lifestyle choices and growth of certain populations have fluctuated as technology has developed.
Courses in this field encourage you to examine the processes which underlie the development of transport and travel, particularly its cultural and social significance on local, national and international scales.
Training may include methods in GIS (geographical information systems), remote sensing to explore environmental dynamics and model them. For example, you might examine how aviation has influenced the increase of pollutants in the atmosphere. Or, you may explore land use and conservation in terms of transport planning.
Careers may include roles in public sector services, policy-making for local government and environmental agencies, or urban planning.
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If you are an ambitious social science, engineering or mathematics graduate, the internationally-recognised Transport Planning course will equip you with the tools to help address global challenges such as climate change mitigation and reduction through the development of safe and efficient city transport networks and mass public transport. Read more
If you are passionate about solving the grand challenges for sustainable transport – responding to the critical need for decarbonisation, tackling urban pollution, enabling inclusive mobility, economic development, liveable cities, social justice and energy scarcity – then our Sustainability in Transport MSc will inspire and equip you to tackle these issues. Read more
This MSc brings a cross-disciplinary focus to transport and urban planning which is unique, aiming to critically examine the current challenges of transitioning to sustainable travel behaviours and sustainable cities in the UK and internationally. Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
If you want to take a research postgraduate degree in Geography we offer an MRes and an MSc by research. We draw from interdisciplinary research across social, environmental, geosciences and sustainability challenges from rapid environmental change on contemporary surface processes. Read more
Fully accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), our Urban and Regional Planning MSc is designed to develop students as reflective practitioners in the planning profession and related disciplines in the built environment. Read more
How can we work towards a sustainable future? There are plenty of new sustainable technologies, smart governmental instruments and new ideas on organising the market to become more sustainable, but very often we don’t use them. Read more
Design and transport lies at the heart of all developed societies and connected urban systems. This MSc offers graduates the opportunity to study the world of complex transportation infrastructures and technologies and develop their specialist design and problem-solving interests. Read more
If you are an ambitious numerate graduate, or a practitioner in the field, this Masters will equip you with the analytical skills for a rewarding career supporting transport delivery and policy-making at national, regional and local level. Read more
If you are a numerate graduate who wants a smart track to employment in a rapidly expanding sector addressing the environmental impacts of transport, or a practitioner who wants insight into best-practice research to accelerate your career, this Masters is for you. Read more
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