2016/17 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue
PGDip Transport Planning and Engineering
|Programme code:||PGD-TRN/P||UCAS code:|
|Duration:||9 Months||Method of Attendance:||Full Time|
|Programme manager:||Dr Chandra Balijepalli||Contact address:||N.C.Balijepalli@its.leeds.ac.uk|
This programme is also available part-time over 18-36 months. (Programme Code PGD-TRN/E-PT).
For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: (+44) (0) 113 343 5353.
Total credits: 120
Good honours degree (or equivalent experience) in a relevant discipline.
School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:
Institute for Transport Studies
Examination board through which the programme will be considered:
Institute for Transport Studies Exam Boards
The programme will:
To give students from a wide variety of backgrounds a firm grounding in the principles, techniques, issues and practice of
transport planning and engineering.
By the end of the programme, students will also have acquired a wide range of generic research skills in experimental and
analytical techniques, communication, team working and problem solving. Students will be well equipped for a professional
career or research career in issues relating to transport planning and engineering in government, consultancy and research.
Distinctiveness of programme
This programme is designed to:
- give students from a wide variety of backgrounds a firm grounding in the principles, techniques, issues and practice of
transport planning and engineering
- equip students with the knowledge and skills required to understand and propose solutions to promote effective solutions to
engineering related transport problems which fit within the broader aims of transport and planning policy.
Graduates will be equipped with core technical knowledge in data collection, transport modelling, planning methods and
engineering design. Further specialisation in engineering principles and traffic modelling will enable students to demonstrate a
set of skills focussed on the engineering and modelling aspects of transport planning.
Students will be capable of developing a range of practical solutions, by applying engineering design techniques and
modelling principles to a range of transport problems.
Year 1 - View timetable
Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:
|TRAN5015M||Shaping Future Transport Systems||15 credits||Semester 1|
|TRAN5020M||Principles of Transport Modelling||15 credits||Semester 1|
|TRAN5032M||Transport Data Collection and Analysis||15 credits||Semester 1|
|TRAN5072M||Principles of Transport Engineering||15 credits||Semester 1|
|TRAN5912M||Transport Integrated Project||15 credits||Semester 2|
Candidates will be required to study 45 credits from the following optional modules:
|TRAN5181M||Public Transport Planning and Management||15 credits||Semester 2|
|TRAN5191M||System Dynamics: Modelling Policy||15 credits||Semester 2|
|TRAN5210M||Traffic Management||15 credits||Semester 2|
|TRAN5241M||Road Geometry and Infrastructure||15 credits||Semester 2|
|TRAN5291M||Traffic Network Modelling||15 credits||Semester 2|
|TRAN5762M||Road Safety Management||15 credits||Semester 2|
|TRAN5946M||Deterioration and Maintenance of Pavements||15 credits||Semester 2|
Exceptionally, students may study one elective module in place of one optional module, subject to a number of criteria including the prior approval of the Programme Leader/Manager.
PLEASE NOTE: all modules are offered subject to a minimum level of demand and thus not all modules (particularly optional modules) may run in any given year. Please contact ITS for further details.
Last updated: 16/08/2016
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