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Design and Transport MSc

OVERVIEW

This course starts in September 2017.

Based upon our world renowned undergraduate courses in Transport Design, this Design and Transport MSc offers graduates the opportunity to study the industrial design of transportation at postgraduate level.

Issues of design concept generation and development, modelling of designs and systems, human factors, sustainability and collaborative group working will be addressed.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

You will study the industrial design of transportation at postgraduate level.

Areas of non-specialist automotive transport may be proposed for study.

Graduates of the course will be prepared for managerial and practical work in the transport manufacturing.

    

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

On this postgraduate Design and Transport MSc degree course you will study:

  • design concept generation and development;
  • modelling of designs and systems;
  • human factors;
  • sustainability.

You will also take part in collaborative group working.

All areas of non-specialist automotive transport may be proposed for study including marine design, public transport design, rail design, motorbike design and bicycle design.

 

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As part of this course you will study Global Professional Development, a beneficial new 10-credit module developed in partnership with the CMI. Explore this module's content and benefits here.

TEACHING CONTACT HOURS

We do not offer a part-time evening or weekend pattern of delivery, but if you wish to study part time during the day, please contact the course director to explore further.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally have a first degree in an engineering or design discipline and an interest in a specific area of transportation design. Applicants with other backgrounds will also be given sympathetic consideration for admission.

HOW TO APPLY

To find out more about how to apply, click on the Apply For This Course button above. Many of our courses offer a part-time study option. Note that the part-time mode of study is not applicable to international students, unless you hold a relevant visa – please check with the international office.

Please note: we have a range of taught postgraduate awards to suit your needs, from Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma to a full Master's Degree (MA, MBA, MSc, LLM). In most cases you can decide to exit at Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma level, without carrying onto the full Master's qualification.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

Graduates of the course will be prepared for managerial and practical work in the transport manufacturing, transport service and consultancy industries. Alternatively work with publicly-funded transportation agencies or research may be subsequently undertaken.

GLOBAL LEADERS PROGRAMME

Centre for Global Engagement logoTo prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.

The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.

Click here for further details on the Global Leaders Programme.

 

Further information

If you click on the Order a Prospectus button above, we will send you a printed Postgraduate Prospectus; alternatively you can download a pdf prospectus.

To find out more information about Postgraduate Study at Coventry University, including finance and funding and the benefits of further study, see our Postgraduate Study pages.

APPLY FOR THIS COURSE ORDER A PROSPECTUS
Course code:
ADT073
Duration:
  • 1 year full-time
  • Option for 2 years full-time, subject to agreement

Qualification:
  • Postgraduate Degree (MBA / MSc / MA / MPA)

Course type:
  • Full time

Fees:
£12,656

Contact Details:

International Office

For questions regarding study and admissions please contact us:


+44 (0) 24 7765 2152