• Jacobs University Featured Masters Courses
  • FindA University Ltd Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Cambridge Featured Masters Courses
  • Swansea University Featured Masters Courses
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses
  • Ulster University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
King’s College London Featured Masters Courses
University of Manchester Featured Masters Courses
University of Kent Featured Masters Courses
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
Bath Spa University Featured Masters Courses

Highway Engineering Management MSc

Course Description

Our Highway Engineering Management MSc develops competent and innovative highway engineers by focusing on management aspects of the industry and enabling students to lead design, construction and management of sustainable highways for the future.

Highways form a critical infrastructure for society, supporting the country's economy through the quick and efficient transport of people and goods. This infrastructure is developed within a complex engineering system governed by a specific set of legislative requirements. The highway is maintained and operated within a highly political environment through central government, and particularly by local highway authorities. Such an asset is often managed and maintained through complex contract arrangements, requiring key skills in leading, managing and developing services through partnership between the public and private sectors.

As part of a national initiative through the Department for Transport-sponsored Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme (HMEP), it has been recognised that skills within the highways sector could be enhanced. In parallel, a group of local authorities formed under the banner of the South-East 7 (SE7) to consider how they can best work together to improve and enhance assets to directly benefit the public, through highway engineering and management. Through these two initiatives, and in partnership with their suppliers and the University of Brighton, the SE7 has developed a postgraduate course in Highway Engineering Management.

To be eligible for this course, candidates must work for a local highway authority or a private sector highway contractor on a part or full-time basis in the UK and have permission/support from their host organisation.

Visit the Highway Engineering Management MSc page on the University of Brighton website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Degree and experience:Second class honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent from a relevant subject such as Civil Engineering BEng.Candidates are required to provide two references, including one from their current employer indicating agreement and support for the candidate to undertake this course.Candidates with other qualifications, and appropriate industrial experience, will be assessed on an individual basis. Candidates able to demonstrate at least five years' full-time (or equivalent part-time), relevant professional experience in the highways construction industry and a reference from the employer indicating that they are equipped for intensive study at postgraduate level can also apply.

Email Enquiry

Recipient: University of Brighton
Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.
Email Sent

Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X