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MSc/PGDip/PGCert Transport Engineering and Planning

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Delivered for over forty years, our MSc in Transport Engineering and Planning is recognised as a strong postgraduate qualification for students interested in the management, engineering and planning of transport infrastructure.

Shaped by industry and real-world relevance, the course is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (Institution of Structural Engineers, Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Highways & Transportation) as fully satisfying requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng). Our membership of the national Universities Transport Partnership ensures that course content and skill development reflect industry needs.

The course is open to applicants from a wide range of relevant backgrounds. It is especially beneficial if you are interested in developing your career with an engineering consultancy, local and central governments planning department, or passenger transport authority.

You can choose full-time or part-time study. The part-time route is designed to fit around existing commitments and can used by employers as a graduate training programme.

You will:

  • Learn alongside world-class researchers with international prominence
  • Receive training on a wide range of transport specific software relevant to your future career
  • Learn to develop solutions to engineering problems that align with the aims of transport and planning policy
  • Benefit from strong, long-standing connections with transport industry partners across the UK and Europe
  • Experience project teamwork which reflects the real-world transport sector working practice
  • Explore how planning, engineering, environmental science and modelling work combine

TEACHING:

The course is delivered via a combination of lectures, tutorials, design projects, computing sessions, and laboratory demonstrations. You will be encouraged to attend meetings of the professional institutions, where relevant topics are being discussed. Where possible, site visits and guest lectures will be organised.

ASSESSMENT:

Coursework 50%, examination 50%

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APPLICANT PROFILE

This accredited course is recognised as a solid qualification for graduates and professionals interested in the management, engineering and planning of transport infrastructure.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 15,030per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 57 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    134 60%

    33rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    42nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    32nd

    17

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