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The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 Months

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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

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About Transport Planning at Faculty of Environment, University of Leeds

This Masters degree will equip you with the knowledge and planning techniques to help you develop transport networks that are founded on robust evidence, sustainable and equitable social principles, state-of-the-art modelling, accurate data analysis, and a profound understanding of human psychology. You’ll also develop the tools to help address global challenges such as climate change mitigation and reduction through the development of safe and efficient city transport networks and mass public transport.

Taught by researchers with an international reputation, this Masters degree has been designed following close consultation with industry to help prepare you for a rewarding career. You’ll learn about policy, travel behaviour, modelling, data analysis, land use planning, and public transport planning and management using research and evidence from around the world. The course also addresses the multi-disciplinary nature of transport – enabling you to make effective decisions for clients, employers and society.

Course highlights

  • Develop deep insights into human travel behaviour to ensure transport plans are successfully implemented.

  • Learn to use industry-standard models and tools – such as AIMSUN, SATURN, PLUTO, DRACULA, MARS and KonSULT.

  • A wide choice of modules allow you to specialise in your career interests – such as road safety, traffic network modelling, public transport planning, traffic management and more.

  • Hands-on experience of collecting and evaluating data: the key to good transport planning.

  • Experience what it’s like to work in the transport industry by collaborating on a multi-disciplinary team project with students from our other degree specialisms.

  • Our courses are shaped by the Institute for Transport Studies’ world-leading research and our close relationships with industry leaders.

Find out more about the course on the University of Leeds website.

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