Master of Transport

 

Master of Transport

Graduate Diploma in Transport

Graduate Certificate in Transport


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

 GCTRASPO-01

Graduate Certificate in Transport

 GNTRASPO-01

Graduate Diploma in Transport

 MATRASPO-01

Master of Transport

 

2 Attendance Pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice. Some units of study are available in distance mode.

3 Master's Type

The master’s degree in these resolutions is an advanced learning master’s course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Master of Transport
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Transport
(c)
the Graduate Certificate in Transport
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to Candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants ranked on merit in accordance with the following criteria:
(a)
Master of Transport
(i)
an Australian Qualifications Framework level 7 or higher qualification in a cognate discipline, determined by the Faculty of Engineering, with a minimum credit average (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Faculty of Engineering; or
(ii)
an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 or higher qualification in a non-cognate discipline with a minimum credit average (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Faculty of Engineering and a minimum of three years relevant work experience; and
(iii)
satisfaction of the English language requirements, where applicable.
(b)
Graduate Diploma in Transport
(i)
an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 or higher qualification (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline at an institution approved by the Faculty of Engineering and graded at a standard acceptable to the Faculty of Engineering; and
(ii)
satisfaction of the English language requirements.
(c)
Graduate Certificate in Transport
(i)
an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 or higher qualification (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline at an institution approved by the Faculty of Engineering and graded at a standard acceptable to the Faculty of Engineering; and
(ii)
satisfaction of the English language requirements.
(2)
In exceptional circumstances the Faculty of Engineering may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the Faculty of Engineering, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Table of postgraduate units of study: Transport.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Transport a candidate must complete 72 credit points, comprising:
(a)
54 credit points of core units of study;
(b)
18 credit points of elective units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Transport a candidate must complete 48 credit points, comprising:
(a)
a minimum of 36 credit points of core units of study;
(b)
a maximum of 12 credit points of elective units of study.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Transport a candidate must complete 24 credit points, comprising:
(a)
a minimum of 18 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
a maximum of 6 credit points of elective units of study.

7 Recognition of prior learning

(1)
Waivers may be granted or the volume of learning may be reduced in recognition of prior learning.
(2)
Candidates for the Master of Transport may be eligible for a reduction in the volume of learning of up to 30 credit points for relevant postgraduate studies where no award has been, or will be made.
(3)
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Transport may be eligible for a reduction in the volume of learning of up to 18 credit points for relevant postgraduate studies where no award has been, or will be made.
(4)
Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Transport may be eligible for a reduction in the volume of learning of up to 12 credit points for relevant postgraduate studies where no award has been, or will be made.
(5)
Notwithstanding any reduction in the volume of learning granted on the basis of work completed or prior learning, in order to qualify for an award a student must complete at least 50 per cent of the requirements prescribed for the award course at the University of Sydney.

8 Course transfer

(1)
A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Faculty of Engineering, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.
(2)
A candidate for the graduate certificate or graduate diploma may elect to upgrade to the master’s degree with full recognition of prior learning upon completion of a minimum of 24 credit points and graded at a standard acceptable to the Faculty of Engineering.

9 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2020.