Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Transport Planning

Develop existing knowledge of transport planning on a course designed to give students specific skills to take into roles in this growing sector. Students consider innovative solutions to improving transport for the good of the individual, society, the environment and the economy. The course is suitable for graduates in a relevant subject and professionals in the sector, including land use planning engineering, policy, environmental and policy as well of transport. Students gain a detailed view of transport initiatives and policies, and can study for a postgraduate qualification or individual modules as a short course to fulfil a particular area of interest.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree in a relevant area of study such as geography, urban studies, business studies, town planning or engineering, or equivalent professional qualification and/or experience. If English is not candidates 1st language: IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. Alternatively a Sheffield Hallam University pre-sessional English course which will enable applicants to achieve an equivalent English score.

Course modules

Level 1 modules: environment and infrastructure; introduction to geographical information systems (GIS); transport policy and design; world transport solutions. Level 2 modules: transport impacts on human health and equity; network analysis and transport modelling; transport planning and finance; engineering concepts (elective); consultancy project (elective). Level 3 modules: applied research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: examination; course work; thesis for MSc.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 calendar years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,070 per Unit (home fees) 3 years
PgDip Part-time - 3 calendar years
PgCert Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Telephone number: 
0114 225 5555