What will I learn?

Proper movement of goods and people are essential to the country’s development. For a developing country, the need for high quality transport and infrastructure facilities is vital to cater for both urban and rural development. The right policy and workable planning and engineering inputs are therefore very pertinent to the developing countries. To enhance professional under-standing of the link between transport services, land use and economic development, this MSc course in Transport Planning is tailored to the needs of developing nations.

Programme Educational Objectives

To provide an understanding of the complex theories and principles of transportation plan as well as the scope and role of transportation planning in the management of growth and change.

To apply a range of analytical skills and techniques to address a range of complex transportation problems.

To apply the knowledge, skills and understanding to the achievement of feasible solutions to transportation planning problems.

To work in multi-discipline team and contribute to the society.

To comply with ethics, professional and community standards, and involve in life-long learning

Programme Learning Outcomes

Understand transportation theories strategies and issues for planning efficient transportation systems

Apply advanced planning tools and analytical techniques in solving complex transportation problems

Demonstrate the capability to collaborate effectively and productively in a group to achieve common goals

Apply high ethical standards in professional practice and social interactions

Communicate, orally or in writing, appropriate technical and management information in appropriate form. Also able to function effectively and productively as a leader and team member.

Apply sound research design to collect and analyses data in proposing optimal solutions to transportation problems

Perpetually seek and acquire contemporary knowledge in transportation planning

Assess and interpret transportation policies, rules and business constraints in order to provide efficient transportation services while using optimum resources.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Built Environment and Surveying

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 1.5 years and maximum of 3 years)

Tuition fees
Tuition fees: RM 23,800 for the entire course
Start date

Expected February, September 2022


Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Level 1, Block S19,



81310, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a bachelor degree with good honours from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or other qualifications equivalent to a bachelor degree and experience in the related field recognized by the senate. English Language Requirements: IELTS ? Band 6.0; TOEFL ? 550; TOEFL (IBT) ? 79ELS CIEP LEVEL 108 & 109.

For international students

A Bachelor’s Degree with good honors from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia or any other institution of higher learning recognized by the Senate; or

A qualification equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree and experience in the relevant field recognized by the Senate.

Applicant must fulfill one of the options below:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): The minimum scores of 550 or TOEFL IBT 79

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): The minimum scores of 6.0

ELS Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP): Completion of ELS Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) Level 107 or higher

Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR): The minimum scale of B2


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