Master of Science (Transportation Planning)

  • Introduction

    Proper movement of goods and people are essential to the country’s development. For a developing country, the need for high quality transport and infrastructure facilities is vital to cater for both urban and rural development. The right policy and workable planning and engineering inputs are therefore very pertinent to the developing countries. To enhance professional understanding of the link between transport services, land use and economic development, the Department of Urban and Regional Planning is offering a M.Sc. course in Transport Planning tailored to the needs of developing nations. The course is recognised by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation (CILT) and The Chartered Institute of Transport (United Kingdom).

  • Programme Educational Objectives

    PEO1 To provide understanding of the complex theories and principles of transportation planning as well as the scope and role of transportation planning in the management of growth and change
    PEO2 To apply a range of analytical skills and techniques to address a range of complex transportation problems
    PEO3 To apply the knowledge, skills and understanding to the achievement of feasible solutions to transportation planning problems
    PEO4 Work in multi-discipline team and contribute to the society
    PEO5 To comply with ethics, professional and community standards, and involve in life-long learning
  • Programme Learning Outcomes

    PO1 Understand transportation theories strategies and issues for planning efficient transportation systems
    PO2 Apply advanced planning tools and analytical techniques in solving complex transportation problems
    PO3 Demonstrate the capability to collaborate effectively and productively in a group to achieve common goals
    PO4 Apply high ethical standards in professional practice and social interactions
    PO5 Communicate, orally or in writing, appropriate technical and management information in appropriate form. Also able to function effectively and productively as a leader and team member.
    PO6 Apply sound research design to collect and analyse data in proposing optimal solutions to transportation problems
    PO7 Perpetually seek and acquire contemporary knowledge in transportation planning
    PO8 Assess and interpret transportation policies, rules and business constraints in order to provide efficient transportation services while using optimum resources.
  • Mode and Duration of Study

    Mode of Study : Full-time
    Minimum Duration : 1 1/2 years
    Maximum Duration : 3 years

  • Classification of Courses

    Classification Credits Percentage
    1. Programme Core 18
    2. Programme Electives 10
    3. Research Project 6
    4. Compulsory University Course (including Research Methodology) 6
    Total 
    40 100
  • Award Requirements

    For the award of Master of Science (Tourism Planning), the students should achieve a total minimum of 40 credit hours with minimum CPA of 3.0, including the completion of Research Project.

  • Contact Person

    Dr. Mehdi Moeinaddini
    Tel: +607-5537338
    Fax: +607-5566155
    Email: mehdi@utm.my