Postgraduate Transportation Programme
The Dept of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering and the Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Auckland, are collaborating to provide postgraduate qualifications in Transportation Engineering.
The programme was established in consultation with the land transport industry and the engineering profession, to meet the demand for graduates with advanced skills in transportation engineering. Financial assistance has been provided by
The University of Canterbury offers a wider range of postgraduate transportation qualifications (full-time or part-time study) to suit students of all interests and abilities, from one-off papers to Masters and doctorates.
The Postgraduate Transportation programme caters for people with many different backgrounds and circumstances, including non-engineers, working practitioners, distance (non-Christchurch) students, and overseas graduates.
Most courses are taught in 'block mode', allowing working candidates and those from outside Christchurch to complete their studies while remaining in full-time employment.
12 transportation courses will be now be offered on a rolling basis, including a pre-requisite "Fundamentals" course for non-engineers and a compulsory "Planning and Managing Transport" course.
Enquiries are welcome from candidates with Engineering and other relevant degrees (e.g. geography, planning). Candidates without a relevant degree will also be considered, subject to adequate qualifications and experience (e.g. NZCE and substantial transportation work experience).
A number of financial options available to assist students contemplating postgraduate studies including scholarships, industry research funding and employer support.
Canterbury Transportation Programme Contacts
General enquiries: Postgraduate Administrator,
Tel: +64 3 364 2380, Fax: +64 3 364 2758
Academic enquiries: Director of Transportation Eng.,
Dr Mofreh Saleh
Tel: +64 3 364 2853, Fax: +64 3 364 2758