Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Transport Planning and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

The course will enable students to develop a systematic understanding of ITS and intelligent mobility. This course will teach you a critical awareness of current problems in the field of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), informed by the latest research. Students will also develop a comprehensive understanding of appropriate techniques and practical approaches to the planning, management and operation of transport systems. The course is ideal for those with a background in computing, electronics or electrical engineering, numeracy or transport. The compulsory course modules are supplemented by research seminars, site visits, engagement with local industry and visits from professional institution practitioners.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in any engineering or science subject, geography, town planning or maths. Applicants with a qualification in a different subject to those listed above, a lower or non-standard qualification and those who have significant, relevant industry experience will be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-sections) or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Academic Secretary (Transport Engineering), School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
Telephone number: 
18002 0191 208 6547