"Better knowledge of other parts of the industry and processes, also better understanding of the process chain and the challenges at other stages."
The Transport Operations Research Group (TORG) at Newcastle University is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in transport research and postgraduate teaching.
Its core areas of expertise include transport and the environment; public transport systems; demand responsive transport travel behaviour and attitudinal modelling; automatic debiting and road-user charging; highway design; network and environmental modelling; transport economics; and transport telematics.
Professional development courses offered by the Transport Group are delivered by University academics and industry experts, and supported by relevant institutions and associations.
An option for formal assessment and Master credits may be available for some courses.
Many of the courses are modules on taught Masters programmes in Transport, which may be taken as either full time or part time.
Transport professionals may also be interested in the short courses offered in Geomatics.
Courses in Geomatics can be delivered at a client's premises. Please contact the Professional Development Unit for details.