UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Transport with Sustainable Development

The programme, offered in conjunction with Imperial College London, brings together the transport research and training capabilities of the civil engineering departments of the two universities. Students benefit from the multi-disciplinary transport expertise of the two departments and their 45 years' experience as leaders in this field.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A-level mathematics is also required.

Course modules

Core modules include: Transport and its context; quantitative methods; transport economics; transport demand and its modelling; the concept of sustainable development; sustainable development and engineering innovation; applying the principles of sustainable development. Options include: Highway engineering; road traffic theory and its application; public transport; transport safety and risk management; quantitative techniques for transport engineering and planning; advanced transport modelling; understanding and modelling travel behaviour; transport and the environment; intelligent transport systems; design of accessible transport systems; freight transport; air traffic management; ports and maritime transport; urban street planning and design; roads and underground infrastructure: design, construction and maintenance.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through unseen written examinations, coursework, an individual literature review, presentations and the dissertation focussing on the final project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 3108 4046