Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Rail and Logistics

This courses aims to develop students knowledge, skills and understanding in rail operations and management, rail asset management and public engagement, and rail technical management and engineering. It focuses on the growing interest in rail freight services, specifically the importance of rail freight practices and logistics policy in securing a more sustainable future. The course offers three specialist pathways: Operations Management and Economics; Technical Management and Engineering; Assist Management and Public Engagement.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in mechanical or mechanical related engineering subjects (such as automotive, aeronautical and design engineering), maths, physics, systems design, economics, geography, management science, marketing or law. Applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications who have significant, relevant industry experience will be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5, or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 11 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 11 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 11 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

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

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Key information

Rail Education Group Manager, School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering
Telephone number: 
0191 208 3976