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

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Course summary

If you’re inspired by the idea of addressing sustainability issues in the transport sector, you could enjoy a rewarding career as a transport professional. It’s a fantastic time to join this growing industry as there are plenty of employment opportunities available. UWE Bristol’s MSc Transport Engineering and Planning course is tailored to suit students from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds including geography, planning, civil engineering, the natural sciences, economics, and business studies. You’ll learn from leading academics at the Centre for Transport and Society ( as well industry experts. Our course is designed to mould you into a multi-skilled transport professional. You’ll develop the ability to think critically and to engage effectively in the areas of transport policy and plan making, transport modelling and appraisal, transport infrastructure design, travel behaviour change programmes and transport system innovation. You’ll benefit from plenty of employment opportunities in this fast-growing industry. As a course with an excellent reputation, you can expect to graduate with a competitive edge too. UWE Bristol's transport graduates are securing positions in major consultancies, local and national government and higher education institutions, both in the UK and abroad.


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
  • The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation
  • Engineering Council
  • Structural Engineers, Institution of
  • Highway Engineers, Institute of (IHE)

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

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