Transport Planning and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) MSc; Continuing Professional Development (CPD) modules 

MSc: 12 months full time; 24 months part time


Fees per academic year 2014-15

UK and EU: full time £6,000 part time *
International: full time £15,490 part time fees

*Please note that the part-time fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis.

More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.

Programme Overview

There is a growing industry in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) addressing transport problems around the world. This new MSc programme will enable you to develop a systematic understanding of ITS and Intelligent Mobility, and also gain a critical awareness of current problems in the field, informed by the latest research. You will also develop a comprehensive understanding of appropriate techniques and be able to apply this practically to the planning, management and operation of transport systems.

This programme is suitable for those with backgrounds in computing, electronics/ electrical engineering, numeracy or transport.

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 the Joint Board of Moderators' website for further information.

The degree programme is supplemented by research seminars, site visits and engagement with local industry and practitioners from professional institutions.


Find out more detailed information about the programme modules

Individual modules can be taken on a stand-alone basis as part of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

+Entrance Requirements

A lower-second-class Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in any engineering or science subject, geography, town planning or maths. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with a qualification in a different subject to those listed above, a lower or non-standard qualification and those who have significant, relevant industry experience.

Applicants whose first language is not English require a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-sections), TOEFL 90 (Internet-based with a minimum of: 24 in writing and speaking; and 21 in reading and listening), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.

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.

+Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding

More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.

+How to Apply

Visit our postgraduate application site.

There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2014 entry should apply by Friday 11 July 2014 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.

There are two intakes for this programme each year - one in September and one in January.

+Further Information

For further information please contact:
Academic Secretary (Transport Engineering)
School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6547*

*Telephone calls for the Academic Secretary are relayed through a RNID Typetalk Relay Assistant.

Subject Overview

This programme is within the subject area of Civil Engineering.