MSc in Urban Transport at the University of Glasgow

This programme is designed to educate students to meet the needs of cities and urban areas in planning and managing surface transport systems. The programme will provide students with the opportunity to critically engage with theory and practice in relation to working for governmental organisations and private sector consultancies.

  • The programme will help you understand stakeholders and connections with energy, environment, housing, land-use, economic development, labour markets and related sectors as well as the technical planning process.
  • The focus will be on multiple modes of urban transport – roads, public transport, active transport and emerging shared and intermodal transport: enabling students to design highly innovative urban transport solutions.
  • There will be heavy emphasis on the use of specialized software to develop transport plans, operational policies, geographical analysis, visualisation, statistical analysis and to conduct transportation impact evaluation providing students with an unprecedented advantage in the job market.  

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