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1 - 3 year

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About Transport Policy and Planning at The University of Hong Kong

The Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning [MA(TranspPol&Plan)] programme is co-organised by the Department of Geography, the Department of Urban Planning and Design and the Department of Civil Engineering at The University of Hong Kong. It aims to provide the expanding transport sector in Hong Kong with a steady supply of well-trained professionals at the executive level, and offer training for graduates aspiring to pursue careers in the transport industry.

It is the leading programme of its kind in Asia specialising in Transport Policy and Planning. Its comprehensiveness and multidisciplinary nature train students to deal with various transport issues from different angles and perspectives.

This programme is highly relevant to the needs of the contemporary world of transport. Students not only learn about fundamental transport knowledge and the latest developments in the field but also acquire essential communication and presentation skills. The course places heavy emphasis on developing students' critical and analytical mindsets. These qualities are highly valued by employers in the transport industry.

The MATPP qualifications are widely recognised and highly regarded within both the public and private sectors. It receives full accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), and by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) as a Specialism programme for students who would like to specialize in transport policy and planning.

Senior government officials and senior personnel from private firms contribute to the programme as teachers and invited guest speakers, and the MATPP Association helps to foster closer ties among teachers, graduates and fellow students. Graduates are able to widen their professional network with the support of a strong alumni network.

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  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 3 year
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Notes about fees for this course

For detailed information about the tuition fees for each individual programme, please visit the Tuition Fee and Payment page

Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to the courses leading to a taught postgraduate qualification, a candidate:

a) shall comply with the General Regulations;

b) shall hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;

c) shall satisfy any other admission requirements which may be prescribed from time to time for the relevant curriculum; and

d) for a candidate who is seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, shall satisfy the University English language requirement applicable to high degrees as prescribed under General Regulation G2(b).

An application for exemption from the above requirements shall be considered on a case by case basis.

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