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.
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 is mainly through coursework, presentations, and exams.
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
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
|Republic of Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£14250||Year 1|
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