Aston University, Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our BSc Transport Management course is offered as either a four year course with integrated placement year. You will examine the economic, operational, societal and environmental issues related to the transport and distribution industries. In addition to gaining a detailed knowledge and understanding of these, you will also acquire the professional, academic and management skills necessary to enter any sector of the industry and to move between sectors during your career. Your management skills will also prepare you for a large number of alternative graduate jobs. Transport and distribution are of crucial importance to our economy and society, and are being brought sharper into focus with issues such as congestion and public transport in the news virtually every day. This course uses examples, illustrations, visits and case studies from the transport and distribution industries. Your studies will incorporate all the relevant management skills: accounting, marketing, human resources and operations management. All are set within the context of the transport related industries, including passenger and freight modes. Your business skills will also be enhanced by courses such as economics, data analysis, operations research, computing and information management. We developed strong partnerships with industry, our Engineering Systems and Management group offers programmes which are tailored to suit the industrial environment. This focus allows our graduates to build skills which are essential to industry, moulding them into highly employable industry ready graduates. Key course benefits:
- Aston Engineering & Technology graduates go on to earn £1,900 more than the sector average, one year after graduation (LEO, 2018)
- Our optional placement year offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, designed to boost your future employment prospects.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||BBC - CCC||INCLUDING A SCIENCE OR TECHNICAL SUBJECT: BCC: including a science or technical subject - Standard offer CCC: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B CCC: Contextual offer (more details https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextual-offer) ANY SUBJECTS: BBC: Standard offer BCC: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B BCC: Contextual offer (more details https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextual-offer) Science or Technical subject: Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Biology Further Maths, Design Technology, Engineering Science and Electronics, Geography and Geology|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits M: 15 credits||at level 3. A Science or Technical subject is preferred but not essential.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||grade C/4 in Mathematics and English Language.|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Overall Score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skills area|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|