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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Frenchay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Note for COVID Start: A start date of 27th September, but this is an online preparatory course which will get them ready for their studies and allow them to meet teachers and course mates virtually. Face to face will start on 19th Oct but they will have until 9th Nov to join. There is a blended learning approach with access to facilities and face to face seminars and group work, but large lectures will be online, but this allows them to access learning when its suites them.

The MSc Transport Planning draws on our strong links with employers, and offers the potential for a summer work placement linked to your dissertation. This course provides the necessary academic background to begin or enhance your career in transport planning. All of our teaching staff are engaged in research and consultancy, and often advise national and local government. 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. As career opportunities in transport planning continue to grow, this course's excellent reputation gives you a competitive edge. Learn from industry experts at the forefront of research, enjoy our strong industry links and gain valuable experience through outstanding work-placements.

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng(Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree. This course is also accredited by the CILT(UK), Transport Planning Professional and the Engineering Council. Opportunities in transport planning are growing. UWE Bristol's transport graduates have an excellent reputation in the marketplace, and several have since secured senior positions around the region and further afield. Every year, employers ask the programme leader to circulate details of vacancies with them. Several of our students have been hired as a direct result by employers such as: Arup; Halcrow; ITP; WSP; Matrix; Parsons Brinkerhoff; Bristol City Council.

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£ 13,750per year

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With over 30,000 students at UWE Bristol from over 160 countries, students will feel part of a friendly, multicultural community.
Bristol is a vibrant, creative, diverse and welcoming city – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

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