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

Qualification Options...

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.

Which Programme Option is right for me...?

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.

Teaching Format...

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.

Available Courses...

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.

How to Enrol and Entry Requirements...

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).

Funding Assistance Information...

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,
Email: met@canterbury.ac.nz
Tel: +64 3 364 2380, Fax: +64 3 364 2758

Academic enquiries: Director of Transportation Eng., Prof. Alan Nicholson
Email: alan.nicholson@canterbury.ac.nz
Tel: +64 3 364 2233, Fax: +64 3 364 2758