M.Sc. On Campus

Railway Engineering with Project Management

University of Leeds

12 months
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Combining core railway knowledge with project management, the Railway Engineering with Project Management programme from University of Leeds will prepare you to construct and operate the world’s new rail lines.


Considering the huge global growth in new railway lines, this presents exciting opportunities for graduates. In particular, industry growth has created a shortage of skilled railway engineers and thus salaries have grown rapidly in recent years.

This Railway Engineering with Project Management programme from University of Leeds is taught in conjunction with the University of Leeds’s world leading Institute of High-Speed Rail and Institute for Transport Studies.

You'll be taught by staff who are professionally experienced and have the latest research expertise, equipping you with the practical and professional skills that employers want.

Career opportunities

Upon graduation you may expect to find employment in a range of roles across the railway construction industry, as a railway engineer, planning engineer or project manager among many others. Opportunities also exist with multidisciplinary consulting organisations, while many of our graduates return to work for government agencies and other large client organisations.

Our graduates have gone on to develop careers with organisations worldwide including: Ministry of Prisons KSA, Ove Arup and Partners Hong Kong, African Development Bank, Ghana Highways Authority, TATA Steel, Network Rail, Turner & Townsend, Mace Group, M+W Shanghai Co., Damac Properties, China State Railways and Keller Ground Engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • Railway Track Design and Maintenance
  • Railway Engineering and Planning
  • Railway Systems Engineering and Integration
  • Transport Resilience
  • Railway Engineering and Project Management Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in civil engineering or a related engineering, science or mathematical discipline where relevant subject areas have been studied. Applications from professionally qualified and experienced candidates will also be considered.
  • A bachelor degree with a 2:2 will be considered for candidates with at least one year’s relevant experience.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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