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In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this specialisation

Our Transport Engineering specialisation will provide you with the essential skills to plan, design, operate and manage infrastructure to achieve safe, economical and environmentally-sustainable movement of people and goods. This specialisation is designed to cover traditional mathematical and engineering methods, while considering and examining multidisciplinary issues such as environmental and social impact, economics and public policy.

It also delves into the principles of efficient transport network design, transport modelling and system analysis as well as projective planning and the implications of emergent transport technologies and systems.

Graduate opportunities

As a graduate of our Transport Engineering specialisation, you will be able to work in the planning, design, construction, management or operation of road, rail, air or sea infrastructure and systems anywhere in the world.

Your career options might include management, engineering or analytical roles with government agencies; leading consulting firms in transport and infrastructure; freight and maritime organisations; and bus, rail and aviation companies.

Career pathways
Courses that offer this specialisation

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