Degree options: Transport Studies

The Centre for Transport Studies (CfTS) offers a range of postgraduate qualifications as part of its Transport Studies Programme.

Degrees by coursework

These are qualifications that can be achieved by a combination of coursework and a small research component. In the first year of study students register for and complete all core courses and one elective course. Remaining elective courses and the research component are undertaken in the second year of study.

Degree Credits
Core courses Elective courses Research project1/ Dissertation2
Master of Transport Studies (MTransport)
(EM029CIV06)
60 80 501
Master of Engineering (MEng) specialising in Transport Studies
(EM017CIV06)
60 60 602
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) specialising in Transport Studies
(EM027CIV06)
60 60 602

Degrees by research

These are qualifications that can be achieved mainly or fully by research work. If the student selects one of the below study options that includes elective courses, these courses can be taken in any year of study. It is, however, usually advisable to register for and complete elective courses in the first year of study.

Degree Credits
Elective courses Dissertation
Master of Science in Engineering (MScEng)
(EM024CIV01)
60 120
180
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) specialising in Transport Studies
(EM026CIV06)
60 120
180
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
(ED001CIV01)
360
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