Postgraduate

Transport Planning and Intelligent Transport Syste

Transport Planning and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) MSc

Full time: 12 months, part time: 24 months
CPD modules available

Profile

There is a growing industry in intelligent transport systems addressing transport problems around the world. The Transport Planning and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) MSc will enable you to develop a systematic understanding of ITS and intelligent mobility.

Video: Transport planning students discuss their German fieldtrip.

This course will teach you a critical awareness of current problems in the field of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), informed by the latest research. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of appropriate techniques and practical approaches to the planning, management and operation of transport systems. The course is ideal for those with a background in computing, electronics or electrical engineering, numeracy or transport.

The compulsory course modules are supplemented by research seminars, site visits, engagement with local industry and visits from professional institution practitioners.

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Modules

Modules for 2017 entry

Compulsory modules

Module changes

Module changes

Modules change annually to take account of:

  • changing staff expertise
  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

Most module information for 2018 entry will be available from mid-May 2018.

Fees & Funding

Find out more about our tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts.

EU students starting at Newcastle in 2018 will pay the UK (Home) tuition fee for the full duration of their course.

Funding opportunities

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • any engineering or science subject
  • geography
  • town planning
  • maths

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have a qualification in a different subject to those listed above, a lower or non-standard qualification or significant, relevant industry experience.

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

Pathway courses

Our Business and Humanities Graduate Diplomas will prepare you for Master's study at Newcastle. If you're successful then you're guaranteed a place on this Master's course. Depending on your level of English, you can choose from:

How to Apply

Use our Applicant Portal to apply for your course. We have a step-by-step guide to help you.

Start dates

There are two intakes each year:

  • September
  • January

When you make your online application, you will need to select your academic year of study on the 'Programme of Study' page.

  • if you are applying for January 2018, select 2017/18 in the Academic Year field.
  • if you are applying for September 2018 or January 2019, select 2018/19 in the Academic Year field.

There is no application closing date for this course.

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Deposit

If you live outside the UK/EU you must:

  • pay a deposit of £1,500
  • or submit an official letter of sponsorship

The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.

Contact

Academic Secretary (Transport Engineering)
School Engineering
Telephone: 18002 +44 (0) 191 208 6547
This number is slightly longer as the telephone calls for the Academic Secretary are relayed through a Typetalk Relay Assistant.

Calling from abroad: +44 (151) 494 2022 and quote +44 18002 (0) 191 208 6547 to the operator.

Email: SoE.PGT.Transport@ncl.ac.uk

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