MSc: 12 months full time; 24- 48 months part time
Fees per academic year 2013-14
UK and EU: full time £6,000 part time *
International: full time £14,750
*Please note that the part-time fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis, and include an annual administration fee.
More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.
This programme is designed for both practising professionals and new graduates to develop and apply advanced skills and understanding to the planning, management and operation of transport systems. It aims to help you establish a responsible attitude towards the needs of society and the environment and to pay particular regard to transport safety considerations. You also acquire core skills in information processing, data analysis, problem solving, teamwork, communication and presentation.
This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng / BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree. See www.jbm.org.uk for further information. The programme is also accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM). See www.ciwem.org for further information. The degree also meets the academic requirements for the Transport Planning Professional Qualification. See www.ciht.org.uk for further details.
Ten taught modules 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.
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.
Find out more detailed information about the programme modules
Normally a minimum of a second-class Honours degree in a relevant discipline or an international equivalent.
Applicants whose first language is not English normally require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each category, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based).
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.
Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.
Visit our postgraduate application site.
There are two intakes for this programme each year - one in September and one in January.
There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2013 entry should apply by Friday 12 July 2013 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.
Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.
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