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Transportation Systems Analysis and Planning

Northwestern University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
37378 USD/year
37378 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Transportation Systems Analysis and Planning program of Northwestern University prepares students to identify, analyze, and solve complex transportation problems, and to communicate those solutions toward their successful implementation.

Overview

The Transportation Systems Analysis and Planning program of Northwestern University stress conceptual and quantitative approaches to the analysis of transportation and related systems. Our goal is to develop our students' analytic, quantitative, and communication skills so that graduates are well prepared to face the exciting and challenging transportation environment of today and tomorrow. Our courses and research integrate theory, methods, and applications. The strong quantitative focus of our program provides students with skills for analyzing all modes of transportation used for the movement of people and goods, within and between cities, under both public and private operation.

Career paths

The master of science degree prepares the student to identify, analyze and solve transportation problems. Educational components develop the students' knowledge of transportation systems, modes, and institutions, and enhance their quantitative skills in operations research, economics, and statistics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transportation Systems Planning and Management
  • Travel Demand Modeling
  • Evaluation and Decision Making for Infrastructure Systems
  • Infrastructure Systems Analysis
  • Introduction to Transportation Engineering
  • Transportation Systems Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Transcript

Two letters of recommendation

Statement of Purpose

GRE scores

TOEFL scores (international students)

Resume

Writing Samples and Diversity Statements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18689 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    37378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18689 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

per quarter

Funding

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