Bristol, University of the West of England

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of the West of England, Bristol

Transport Engineering and Planning (Taught)

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Course summary

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. The module content draws on our strong industry links, our research and our local and national project-based work. MSc Transport Engineering and Planning is run by UWE Bristol's Centre for Transport and Society. All the teaching staff are engaged in research and consultancy, and often advise national and local government.

Course details

Modules

Transport infrastructure engineering; traffic engineering; transport economics and appraisal; travel demand analysis; transport policy and finance; changing travel behaviour; sustainable transport management and operations; introduction to geographical information systems; dissertation - including research training and the potential for a work placement.

Assessment method

Assessment is mainly through coursework, presentations, and exams.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Civil Engineers, Institution of
  • Chartered institution of Highways & Transportation Civil Engineers, The Institution of
  • Engineering Council
  • Structural Engineers, Institution of

Entry requirements

We normally require a first degree of 2:2 honours or above. The course is designed to suit graduate engineers or scientists, mathematicians or statisticians, geographers, planners and economists. Graduates in other disciplines may be considered if they are able to demonstrate they have studied subjects containing a good level of numeracy. We can consider applicants who do not meet the normal entry requirement, but who do have relevant professional experience or qualifications. In your application, you should describe in detail your professional experience and qualifications.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
EU £14250 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £14250 Year 1
Channel Islands £14250 Year 1

Additional fee information

All fees are subject to final approval.

Provider information

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Bristol, University of the West of England
Coldharbour Lane
Frenchay
Bristol
BS16 1QY


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Thursday 18th August - 08:30 - 18:00 Friday 19th August - 08:30 - 18:00 Saturday 20th August - 11:00 - 15:00 Sunday 21st August - Closed Monday 22nd August to Thursday 26th August - 09:00 – 17:00 Friday 27th August – 09:00 – 16:30 Saturday 27th August and Monday 29th August - Closed Tuesday 30th August to Thursday 1st September - 09:00 – 17:00 Friday 2nd September – 09:00 – 16:30


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Transport Engineering and Planning at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS