Newcastle University

School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences

Transport and Business Management


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc, Diploma

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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. The modules taken from Newcastle UniversityÆs Business School will enable you to gain a greater understanding of a wide range of management issues.
For the MSc you take compulsory modules (40 credits), optional modules (60 credits), followed by a research project written up as a dissertation (80 credits). For the Diploma you take compulsory modules (40 credits), optional modules (40 credits) and complete a dissertation (40 credits).
Compulsory modules include: transport policy in practice; the economic and financial appraisal of transport activities; intelligent transport systems and e-services; research methods. For MSc students, optional modules include a wide range from Newcastle UniversityÆs Business School (40 credits) and a further module (20 credits) from: project management; railway management, economics and planning; traffic management techniques; travel demand forecasting; road safety; public enquiry into a transport scheme; management and operation of public transport systems. Diploma students select their optional modules from those listed or from those offered by Newcastle University Business School.


This programme is accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (Institution of Civil Engineers, Insti
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