Aston University, Birmingham

Transport Management Aston University, Birmingham Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Gold

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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.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N921
Institution code A80
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
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

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 Overall Score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skills area

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £16,700 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Sandwich courses the placement fee is £1250 for Home/EU students and £2,500 for International students. * Please note that the tuition fees stated are for 2020 entry. 2021 tuition fees are subject to approval and will be published on this website at the earliest opportunity ** International Students: Tuition fees for international students are reviewed annually and may increase in subsequent years in line with inflation linked to the Retail Price Index (RPI) to take account of the University’s increased costs of delivering the Programme. When undertaking a placement year a placement year fee applies.

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Aston University, Birmingham
Aston Triangle
Birmingham
B4 7ET


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