The Urban Transport programme from University of Glasgow is designed to ensure that you become familiar with multiple approaches to planning and managing urban transport systems. The programme will provide you with the theory and methods as well as practical knowledge to be employed in governmental organisations and private sector consultancies.
- The programme will help you understand the broad range of stakeholders in city planning and urban transport systems and the connections to other vital sectors in cities such as energy, environment, housing, land use, economic development, and labour markets to comprehensively understand policies and planning processes to reduce congestion, air pollution, road fatalities and lack of access.
- The focus will be on multiple modes of urban transport – roads, public transport, active transport, emerging shared and intermodal transport, and the use of information technology in transport, enabling you to design highly innovative urban transport solutions in both developed and emerging country contexts.
- You will acquire specialist knowledge and methods to analyse cities and transport using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), statistical and visualisation approaches and other planning software and tools. These will allow you to develop city and transport plans and policies, conduct environmental and other impact evaluation, and to undertake a wide variety of geographical and market analysis.
Career opportunities include positions in government agencies, urban planning organisations, city governments, transport and other private consulting firms, and non-profit organisations. The practical knowledge and hands-on skills taught as a part of the programme are applicable world-wide. You will have the chance to learn about new emerging forms of transport data and analytical skills that will make you strong candidates for jobs. These specialist skills will give you unprecedented advantage in the global and UK job market.
- Principles and Applications of Gis
- Transport Planning Methods
- Transport Studies
- Quantitative Data Analysis
- Big Data and Urban Analytics
- Programming Tools for Urban Analytics
- Spatial Planning Strategies
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesTransport Management Real Estate & Property Management Urban Planning View 134 other Masters in Urban Planning in United Kingdom
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2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in urban studies, civil engineering, geography, management or economics. Applicants from other disciplines who otherwise meet the criteria are also considered. Additionally, an interest in acquiring quantitative skills is desirable. Applicants with a lower second class Honours degree may be accepted, if warranted by strong references and/or relevant work experience.
International22140 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22140 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10050 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10050 GBP per year during 12 months.
UK Part-time fee: £1117 per 20 credits
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