Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Transport and Business Management

The course provides an understanding of the movement of people and goods, and of techniques for analysing transport problems and evaluating measures for resolving them; prepares students for work in the fields of planning, engineering, operations, policy and research.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (minimum 2.1) or overseas equivalent; special cases, based on relevant experience, may be made in some circumstances. All applicants whose 1st language is not English require: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE O-level or equivalent at grade C; or Cambridge certificate of proficiency in English (CPE) at grade C; or IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 6.5 or better in the written and speaking section; or TOEFL paper minimum score of 610 (test of written English (TWE) of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL computer minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5 or more); or TOEFL internet minimum score of 100 overall, including a minimum of 24 in the written section and a minimum of 22 in the speaking section.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced transport modelling; air traffic management; asset management, project planning and maintenance; design of accessible transport systems; design of roads, rail, bridges, tunnels and embankments; freight transport; highway engineering; public transport; quantitative methods; quantitative techniques for transport engineering and planning; road traffic theory and its application; railway policy, management and engineering; special project; transport and its context; transport and the environment; transport demand and its modelling; transport economics; transport engineering and operations; transport in developing countries; transport infrastructure project management; transport policy; transport safety; transport telematics; understanding and modelling travel behaviour; business management.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A number of studentships available from EPSRC and Rees Jefferys Fund; bursaries available from Brian Large Fund and from a number of leading transport consultants.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,200 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 27,100 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 13,550 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,400 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 9,033 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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Key information

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Telephone number: 
020 7594 5929