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2024/25 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

TRAN5912M Transport Integrated Project

15 creditsClass Size: 180

Module manager: Yue Huang

Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2024/25

This module is not approved as an Elective

Module summary

This module enhances a range of personal and professional related skills (technical applied transport skills and project management skills) by placing students in a multi-disciplinary project group and asking them to undertake a specific transport project as suggested by a client. The module will build upon the Shaping Futures Transport Systems module; highlighting the contribution of different roles in transport sector projects and equipping them with the fundamental techniques for working in inter-disciplinary teams.


This module will build upon the SFTS module so that on completion of this module students will have an increased knowledge and understanding of: project design & management; the integration of various subjects as taught across the Transport masters programmes; the demands of applying technical transport skills to practical situations; the impact of the transport disciplines on society; and the practical transferable skills required of a transport professional.

Learning outcomes
On successful completion of the module students will have demonstrated the following learning outcomes relevant to the subject:

1. To understand principles of applied transport analysis

2. Integration of transport principles covering the core transport masters programmes

3. Application and demonstration of technical skills relevant to the students programme discipline

Skills Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the module students will have demonstrated the following skills learning outcomes:

1. Academic: reflection, critical thinking, academic writing, referencing, academic integrity, information searching, time-management.

2. Work-ready problem-solving and analytical skills, communication, time-management, planning and organisation, team working/collaboration,

3. Team working in a multi-disciplinary environment.

4. Digital Skills: digital communication, collaboration and participation.

5. Communication, both outward facing (clients) and inward facing (project team).

6. Sustainability skills: systems thinking.


Details of the syllabus will be provided on the Minerva organisation (or equivalent) for the module.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours127.60
Total Contact hours22.40
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)150.00

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

The overall progress of each project group is monitored by a member of ITS staff who will act as the group supervisor and oversee each step of the project. They will be supported by the module leader who will attend presentations, both formative and asse

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 23/04/2024


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