2023/24 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue
MSc Transport Planning and the Environment
|Programme code:||MSC-TRN/ENVI||UCAS code:|
|Duration:||12 Months||Method of Attendance:||Full Time|
|Programme manager:||Dr James Tate||Contact address:||J.E.Tate@its.leeds.ac.uk|
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Total credits: 180
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
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 or research career in issues relating to transport and the environment 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 the environment
- equip students with the knowledge and skills required to understand and propose solutions to promote effective solutions to environmentally related transport problems which fit within the broader aims of transport and social policy.
Graduates will be equipped with core technical knowledge in data collection, modelling, planning methods and engineering design. Further specialisation in environmental policy, or environmental monitoring/modelling practice will enable students to demonstrate a set of skills focussed on the environmental aspects of transport planning.
Students will be capable of developing a range of practical solutions such as designing less polluting transport systems through to evaluating environmental taxation policy.
Year1 - View timetable
Students study the following compulsory modules:
|TRAN5014M||Environmental Science and Sustainability for Transport||15 credits||Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)|
|TRAN5015M||Shaping Future Transport Systems||15 credits||Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)|
|TRAN5020M||Principles of Transport Modelling||15 credits||Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)|
|TRAN5032M||Transport Data Collection and Analysis||15 credits||Semester 1 (Sep to Jan)|
|TRAN5691M||Transport and Urban Pollution||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5911M||Transport Dissertation||60 credits||1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth)|
|TRAN5912M||Transport Integrated Project||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
Candidates will be required to study 30 credits from the following optional modules:
|TRAN5115M||Sustainable Spatial Planning and Analysis||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5162M||Green Logistics||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5171M||Analysing Transport and Society||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5181M||Public Transport Planning and Management||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5191M||System Dynamics: Modelling Policy||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5210M||Traffic Management||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5233M||Global Transferability of Policies||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5282M||Choice Modelling and Stated Preference Survey Design||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5291M||Traffic Network Modelling||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5340M||Transport Data Science||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5540M||Railway Investment Appraisal||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5630M||Transport Investment Appraisal||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5750M||Transport in Development||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
|TRAN5763M||Road Safety||15 credits||Semester 2 (Jan to Jun)|
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: 12/05/2023 16:52:41
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