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M.Sc. Transport Engineering and Operations, MSc; PGDip

School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Newcastle University

Ten taught modules (100 credits) are chosen. These will mostly be transport modules but you may also be permitted to choose modules from other subject areas. You must also undertake a research project written up as a dissertation (80 credits).

Modules include: quantitative methods; transport policy in practice, intelligent transport systems and e-services; transport modelling; road safety; characteristics of public transport systems; economic and environmental appraisal of transport activities; design of transport infrastructure; and railway management economics and practice. Teaching methods include: formal lectures; tutorials; seminars; open learning; group projects; computing workshops; laboratory sessions; fieldwork and site visits.

The programme includes a study tour to Europe to examine the different approaches to transport management in other countries, to see the operation of various public transport systems and to study the principles behind advanced transport planning software.

Compulsory modules:
CEG8401 Quantitative Methods
CEG8402 Transport Policy in Practice
CEG8406 Intelligent Transport Systems and e-Services
CEG8407 Transport Modelling
CEG8410 Road Safety
CEG8412 Characteristics of Public Transport Systems
CEG8413 Economic and Environmental Appraisal of Transport Activities
CEG8417 Field Class Transport
CEG8499 MSc Project and Dissertation in Transport Engineering
CEG8403 Design of Transport Infrastructure
CEG8408 Railway Management, Economics and Planning

Normally, for the MSc, a minimum of a second-class (2.2) Honours degree in a relevant discipline or an international equivalent. Candidates for the Diploma will be considered on a case-by-case basis and relevant experience may be considered. Applicants whose first language is not English normally require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based) or 577 (paper-based), or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
TOEFL iBT® test: 90
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Degree Level: Masters
Duration:1 Year
Start Date:January  2019, September  2019
Delivery Mode:On Campus
Study Nature:Part-time, Full-time
Disciplines: Civil Engineering, Architecture & Construction, Engineering & Business
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