Masters Programs in Transportation Engineering

Compare 27 Masters Programs in Transportation Engineering

Transportation Engineering

Many students enter programs to earn a master’s degree in transportation engineering in order to apply their engineering degrees or professional experience to mobility. The program prepares students for careers in the automotive and aeronautical industries.

What is a Master in Transportation Engineering?  This advanced degree gives students in-depth knowledge of transportation design and systems. Students interested in vehicle prototypes, automotive design, computer-integrated vehicle and aircraft systems, airworthiness engineering and safety systems will find the coursework and development projects invaluable. Program participants learn prototyping and design skills for cars, trucks, special vehicles and airplanes, as well as certification and legal standards required for safety and for governmental and environmental regulations. Graduates are prepared for engineering careers in the auto and airline industry, as well as many regulatory and government institutions.

This master’s degree program benefits both engineering students and engineers already pursuing careers who want to develop specific mobility design skills and the knowledge necessary to work within regulatory standards. Graduates are at an advantage over individuals with more general engineering experience when applying for positions in the transportation industry.

Each institution will have its own program requirements for cost and duration, but most programs take approximately two years to complete. Cost varies for each school. Interested students should research each institution to ensure their requirements are met.

Program graduates have a wide variety of career options in transportation design and systems. Many graduates choose to enter the automotive industry, applying their skills to creating prototypes for new cars or designs for automated systems within the vehicles. The airline industry is also open to graduates, offering careers in aircraft design, as well as careers working with the many computer-integrated systems within planes, towers, radars and communication equipment. Engineers with this degree are in high demand in many government and private transportation agencies as well.

There are international options for engineers interested in a transportation graduate degree. Our extensive database can direct prospective applicants to appropriate institutions. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MBA&E: Business Administration and Engineering

HTW Berlin University Of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Germany Berlin

The weighting of the course content of the MBA&E establishes a dual focus on topics drawn equally from business administration and technological subjects. Graduates from this course are equipped not only with exceptional specialist skills, but develop an analytical mind-set applicable to a variety of industries and business functions. [+]

Masters in Transportation Engineering. New! Global Procurement specialisation starting in October 2016 In 2016, we will be offering for the first time the MBA&E specialisation "Global Procurement". This specialisation is based on our 2015 survey of major German industrial companies, which revealed a strong demand for internationally oriented procurement and supply chain specialists. Further information will be added onto the MBA&E website during spring 2016. Multifaceted and interdisciplinary The weighting of the course content of the MBA&E establishes a dual focus on topics drawn equally from business administration and technological subjects. Graduates from this course are equipped not only with exceptional specialist skills, but develop an analytical mind-set applicable to a variety of industries and business functions. We seek to train every MBA&E graduate to become a robust, interdisciplinary problem solver – professional, creative and collaborative. Close to business practice As a postgraduate programme of study, the course accepts applications from students with backgrounds in engineering, management, and more. As a young professional, you already possess the in-depth skills specific to your discipline. By taking the MBA&E, you will develop a holistic understanding of the wider business process. MBA&E graduates are "gap-bridgers" – specialists in their respective functions yet fully conversant with mainstream results-oriented management practices. Global companies need such "T-shaped people" - would you like to become one? Personal and international The MBA&E family of students and graduates is drawn from over 40 countries throughout the globe. Mechanical engineering, industrial management, intercultural communication, economics, material sciences, aeroplane design, nuclear physics and software engineering – these represent but a handful of the backgrounds from which our students come. Can you imagine a broader networking opportunity? This course is all about learning vital business skills in a tight knit international group. Experiencing one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities, you will have the opportunity to improve your soft skills, to form lasting friendships and simply to have fun. We look forward to welcoming you to the MBA&E family! International specialization “Automotive Management” available in the MBA&E at the HTW Berlin Germany is one of the key hotspots of the automotive sector around the globe. The industry is changing constantly and has many new challenges to master. Thus, there is a strong demand for young business engineering graduates on the job market in Germany. In addition, the car industry is expected to grow rapidly in the so called emerging countries, granting our international graduates a great advantage in employment in their home countries. The MBA&E is currently the only English spoken business engineering programme in Germany with a special focus on Automotive Management. Already for years, many of our graduates have developed careers with automotive players and we maintain very close relationships to the industry. Following the demand, in 2013 we launched a new specialization addressing the specific needs of the automotive OEM and supplier sectors. For further information, please use the adjacent form to contact us or visit us at http://mbae.htw-berlin.de/. [-]

Master in Transportation and Car Design

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Campus Full time 15 months October 2017 Italy Milan

The Master programme embraces the entire design development process by researching into new experiential concepts, redefining architectural solutions and moving forward with new criteria for comfort and efficiency. Today’s design paradigm must be brought into question in order to better interpret new aesthetic and social trends. The studio projects, organized in collaboration with major car companies... [+]

The Master programme embraces the entire design development process by researching into new experiential concepts, redefining architectural solutions and moving forward with new criteria for comfort and efficiency. Today’s design paradigm must be brought into question in order to better interpret new aesthetic and social trends. The studio projects, organized in collaboration with major car companies, represent a proving ground to test the students’ ideas. In particular SPD has signed a long term educational partnership with Volkswagen Group Design involving the participation of designers from the various brands – from Audi to Lamborghini – into the teaching activites. After the initial exploration, students move forward into design concepts and their refinement up to both physical and digital modelling. It’s a long process that demands a high level of personal committment and flexibility, organizational and time management skills as well as a strong attitude to teamwork. Projects are subject to group critiques and critiques with outsider reviewers. Transportation designers thus acquire a constant spur to innovation both in form language and function, allied with the understanding of engineering and production processes. ADMISSION Upon selection the Master admits graduates in Transportation or Car Design, Industrial Design, Vehicle Engineering or their equivalents, and candidates who have gained significant professional experience in the field. The program has a limited number of places available. Applicants will be admitted upon selection based on the student’s CV, portfolio and on an interview. DURATION The Master lasts 15 months (from October to December of the following year, with a summer break in August). Attendance is compulsory and full time. The total workload of the course corresponds to 1500 hours/student encompassing lessons, class exercises, final thesis/research project and individual study. THESIS/RESEARCH PROJECT At the end of lessons, students finalize their research project in collaboration with the academic sponsor. INTERNSHIP Post-Master’s internship opportunities are available for high potential profiles at the end of the programme. LANGUAGE The Master’s course is held in English. QUALIFICATION After passing the final exam, eligible students will obtain a Master’s Degree from IULM and SPD. The Master corresponds to 60 ECTS credits. [-]

Master In Automotive Production Engineering

Fraunhofer Academy
Campus Part time 5 semesters October 2017 Germany Munich

In the courses, great importance is placed on a continuous interaction between theoretical and scientific knowledge and practical application. [+]

Masters in Transportation Engineering. Study contents The course includes content from the three areas of expertise: A: manufacture and production technology Automotive B: Management and Leadership / Entrepreneurial activity C: Methodological and practical project skills An individual deepening of technical content is possible in elective modules. Study Organization eg preparatory courses, modules, elective and core courses etc. Admission Requirements - A first professionally qualifying degree (eg bachelor, diploma) in an engineering degree program (minimum 180 ECTS) - Applicants must also be at the time of study entry in ungekündigter and professionally relevant employment Content of the course In the courses, great importance is placed on a continuous interaction between theoretical and scientific knowledge and practical application. This orientation is supported by accompanying scientific and technological enterprise projects during the first 4 semesters. Through elective modules, students can expand their individual skills either strong in the engineering expertise in automotive production technology or set priorities in the field of leadership and management in the automotive industry. 1st semester: Materials Science automotive materials, lightweight construction concepts, Industrial Production 1, Logistics and Supply Chain Management 1, Entrepreneurial activity / International Management and more. 2nd semester: Industrial Production 2 (assembly technology, robotics and transport equipment), digital technology in production, instruments for quality management, strategic management, and more. 3rd semester: Quality assurance and non-destructive testing, Industrial Production 3 Logistics and Supply Chain Management 2, International Business Communication and more. 4th semester: Industrial production 4, vehicle and mobility concepts, marketing and sales, performing employees and more. 5th semester: Development of the master's degree thesis and colloquium for master's degree work. Addition: In the first and third semester is ever a project housework create. In the second and fourth semester, a R & D project is to be processed (Business Project). In all semesters in addition is still an elective module to occupy. Requirements for participation A first professionally qualifying degree (eg bachelor, diploma) in an engineering degree program (minimum of 180 ECTS). Applicants also must be at the time of study entry in ungekündigter and professionally relevant employment. The end of the study program The Master's program is coordinated with his lectures and office hours, on the working hours of managers and professionals. The study covers 5 semester, is entirely part-studyable and it acquired a total of 120 ECTS credits. At the end, students get certified in the European context academic degree "Master of Engineering" (M.Eng.), So all the doors for other career paths are open. More about this program [-]

Mechanical Engineering Faculty

Technical University of Varna
Campus Full time October 2017 Bulgaria Varna

Departments - Materials Science and Technology - Mechanical Engineering and Machine Tools Technology - Industrial Design - Automotive Engineering and Technologies - Technical Mechanics - Economics and managment [+]

Departments Materials Science and Technology The Department of Materials Science and Technology (MST) is a department in the structure of the Technical University of Varna. It was established in the first academic year (1963-64) of the Higher Technical School which had been restored in 1962. The Department of Materials Science and Technology is the leading department for the training in the following majors: Mechanical Engineering and Technology - Bachelor’s Degree, Equipment and Instalations in Chemical, Oil and Gas Industry – Bachelor’s Degree, Mechanical Engineering and Technology – Master’s Degree, Chemical Engineering – Master’s Degree, Technology Machinery and Welding Systems – Master’s Degree, Materials Science and Technology of Mechanical Engineering Materials - Doctoral (PhD) Degree, cipher 02/01/02 Mechanical Engineering and Machine Tools Technology The Mechanical Engineering and Machine Tools Technology Department (MEMTT) was established with the founding of the Technical University of Varna (then the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Institute-Varna) in 1969. It lays the foundations of the general engineering department at the University. The first Head of the Department was Senior Lecturer Jordan Pashov. At present, the main functions of the MEMTT Department are associated with training students majoring in "Mechanical Engineering and Technologies" and "Computerized Technologies in Mechanical Engineering", as well as providing training courses for other majors such as: Automotive Engineering and Technologies (AET); Mechanical and Precision Engineering (MPE), Chemical Engineering (CE), Automation, Information and Control Engineering (AICE), Ship Machines and Mechanisms (SMM), Shipbuilding (S), Industrial Management (IM) and others. Industrial Design Career. Engineer - designer with specialty "Industrial Design" and "Bachelor" or "Master" degree receive training to perform highly qualified designer, creative, executive and managerial activities in the field of: Industrial design, electrical and electronic industry products, household and industrial products, household appliances design, graphic design, advertising, interior and exterior design, artistic design. In these areas of professional activity "Bachelors" and "Masters" in specialty "Industrial Design" should apply technological, economic, environmentally friendly and ergonomic design approaches and methods. Automotive Engineering and Technologies Automotive Engineering and technology (internal combustion engines and automobiles) has Bachelor and Master’s Degrees and belongs to the professional branch of Engineering and Technology specializing Transport, Shipping and Aviation. AET specialty training has come to existence since 1963. It is a successor of the specialty Internal Combustion Engines in which students were trained up to 1993 in the Department of Internal Combustion Engines. The educational objectives of specialty Transport Engineering in BA and MA degrees are associated with training highly qualified and wide-ranging specialists with higher education having opportunities in almost all fields of modern engineering and transport industry: engine building, automobile construction, operation and maintenance of transport equipment, organization and management of transport, ecology, and research, development and design activities in companies, research institutes and other scientific units. AET Department is part of the Mechanical Engineering Faculty. The department consists of 10 full-time lecturers, 3 guest lecturers, 4 full- time Ph.D, one technical assistant and two mechanics Technical Mechanics The department of Technical mechanics provides fundamental education and training in the fields of: „Theoretical mechanics”, „Mechanics”, „Technical mechanics”, „Mechanics of materials”, “Strength of Materials”„Theory of mechanisms and machines”. Lectures and tutorials are delivered for students of the following major programs: „Machine engineering”, „Electrotechnics, electronics, automatics”, „Transport, marine transport and aviation”, „Energetics and Power engineering” and others. The research and international collaboration are related to the scientific fields as follows: Dynamics of mechanical systems, Continuum mechanics, Robotics and mechatronics, Oscilations theory, Vibrodiagnostics, etc. The department has been established with the foundation of the University. Economics and managment The Department of Economics and Management is part of the Faculty of Marine Sciences and Ecology at the Technical University of Varna together with the departments of Navigation, Management of Transport and Preservation of Waterways’ Purity; Ecology and Environmental Protection and Physics. It is responsible for the training of all university students in the subject areas of economics and management. Since 1991, it has offered training in Industrial Management Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes and in 2011 a new Bachelor’s programme in Technological Innovations and Entrepreneurship was launched. [-]

Master in Automotive Electronics

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

The goal of the master study programme Mechatronics, specialization Automotive Electronics is to prepare the graduates for work in research and development, and the design of mechatronic systems with a focus on automotive applications. [+]

Masters in Transportation Engineering. Branch Profile The goal of the master study programme Mechatronics, specialization Automotive Electronics is to prepare the graduates for work in research and development, and the design of mechatronic systems with a focus on automotive applications. Key Learning Outcomes KNOWLEDGE Graduates will have gained knowledge of mathematics, electronic circuits, information technology, communication technology as well as specialized knowledge from applied electronics. SKILLS Graduates are able to analyse the dynamic properties of the complex structure system and use the mathematical/physical modelling and simulation of dynamic systems. GENERAL COMPETENCIES The background from electrical, mechanical and control engineering allows graduates to work with complexly structured systems and to consider the interaction of different dynamic subsystems of a car. Occupational Profiles of Graduates The multidisciplinary education is a great advantage for work in different areas of engineering. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, other formal documents. Graduation Requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits List of courses is available at the detailed branch description page 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in Interior Design for Luxury Rides (Yacht, private Jet and Helicopter)

Haute Future Fashion Academy
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Milan

The Interior Designer is the creative mind who is responsible for designing the interior spaces of a myriad of different environments: prestigious boutiques, select clubs, exclusive resorts, private residences or luxury yachts. [+]

Master in Interior Design for Luxury Rides (Yacht, private Jet and Helicopter) The Interior Designer is the creative mind who is responsible for designing the interior spaces of a myriad of different environments: prestigious boutiques, select clubs, exclusive resorts, private residences or luxury yachts. It is considered to all effects a designer of interiors and his expertise must necessarily embrace a broad range of areas such as Architecture, Design, Fashion and Art. It is a profession requiring design skills, aesthetic sense and ability to innovate, in order to propose excellent quality ideas that are able to attract and satisfy the most demanding elites. The most famous Interior Designers, as a matter of fact, are often likened to real artists and their names appear in magazines and daily newspapers throughout the world. They are much sought after personalities and deal with people who are very prominent and of high social standing on a daily basis. The aim of the Master course is to train professionals who are specialized in the Luxury sector, to develop their skills to design the interior space of the most luxurious elements “Yacht- Private jet- Helicopter”. They will be able to combine their own creative flair with the needs of different clients, paying particular attention to the aesthetical aspects, but also to the practical and functional ones, and at the same time respecting the highest standards. The course program is structured in such a way as to provide students both with practical skills, with an extensive background on planning spaces and 3D and CAD design, and with theoretical knowledge, paying particular attention to the studying of materials and to the search for new trends, drawing from the panorama of Architecture, Design, Art, and learning the latest techniques related to the Exhibition Design, to Lighting Design and Sound Design. At the end of the Master course, students will have developed an in-depth knowledge in Architecture and Design, they will have acquired a perfect mastery of the issues relating to the Luxury system-product and will have gained the skills needed for the development of an interiors project through its various stages: from its conception to its design, up to the control of the actual project implementation. This course is aimed at: Students who have already acquired a good preparation in Design. Professionals in the sector who wish to perfect their skills. Students who do not have a relevant background, but who can fill in their cultural and operational shortcomings by attending the Extension Courses. Study Plan History of Design Interior Design Project: Design of Luxury Lifestyle Interior Spaces of Yacht- Private jet- Helicopter Digital Presentation: 3D Advanced Rendering Trend Intelligence for Luxury Rides Contemporary Interior: Materials and Technologies Visual Culture & Contemporary Art Sound Design [-]

Car Interior Design - 1st Level Master Degree

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Torino
Campus Full time 12 months March 2017 Italy Turin

Designing interiors for the means of transport, in particular for cars, means dealing with the project of mobility starting from the user's perspective, both at the level of interaction of the man-machine system, and as experience of the phases of purchase and management of the vehicle. The Car Interior Designers specialize in the future and innovation of means of transport from the inside and builds future design scenarios by studying the user, its cultural needs, trends in society and use of the vehicle. The different subjects covered during the Master in Car Interior Design and User Experience allow future professionals to provide innovative solutions, related to the evolving needs of companies and buyers. [+]

Masters in Transportation Engineering. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH Entry Requirements: The Master in Car Interior Design and User Experience welcomes IED graduates, or students from Art Academies or private schools and graduates in related areas such as Design, Architecture, Engineering and Media Design, professionals with at least two years of experience in this sector. Structure and Methodology: The Master's programme focuses on research and innovation in different sectors, with an emphasis on practical activities of design, to enable students to develop their creativity, refining tools and knowledge through a targeted and structured approach: the fundamentals of Interior design of cars, both technically and psychologically, emerging technologies, identifying layout and models of use of interior space, traditional materials and the latest generation, new trimmings, technologies and integrated platforms with a particular emphasis on interface design. From a cultural perspective, the Master in Car Interior Design and User Experience covers subjects such as the history and trends of Car Interior Design and the study of perception. Students improve their skills and techniques in the visualization and communication of ideas, forms and concepts. The laboratory of communication occurs with the practice in the advanced levels of 2D and 3D Photoshop and other industry-specific programs. The environment of the cockpit is examined in all its functionality. The user and his needs are always at the center of the project proposal. This means improving and facilitating the driving of the vehicle, the passenger compartment comfort in all aspects (functional, aesthetic, sound, touch) and its security. Much importance is given to human-machine interface. The important flow of visual information, sound messages or control actions through devices and controls located on the dashboard in front of the driver requires a careful and intelligent planning that facilitates the interaction between the driver and the car as a function of maximum driving safety. Over the past decade, the heavy investments made by the most influential international car manufacturers have greatly contributed to the research and technological development of the passenger that, in its evolution, has changed the real idea of the car, considered primarily for its aesthetics design in the past. comfort and aesthetics have become increasingly important as the range of devices and interfaces of the latest generation, together, offer the driver a unique mobility experience often conveyed through the philosophy of a brand. The curriculum includes a study of the marketing strategy: user profile, market analysis. The student is measured with the reality in a series of professional workshops held with the support of companies in the industry. The final project is the synthesis of all the experiences, where the laboratory results and knowledge merge together inthe design of the interior of a vehicle according to the brief provided by the industry partner. The course is recognised by MIUR as Master Academic Level I. [-]

Master in Design and Development of Vehicle Dynamics

University of Pavia
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Italy Pavia Milan + 1 more

The Programme has the aim of training highly qualified professionals with a solid background in the design of vehicle dynamics and capable of operating in all the phases of design and development of the vehicle, from dynamic simulation to testing the prototype and the preproduction vehicle. [+]

Now on board with offered internships: Automobili Lamborghini, Bridgestone, Danisi Engineering, Pagani Automobili, VI-grade, ZF, TRW The Programme has the aim of training highly qualified professionals with a solid background in the design of vehicle dynamics and capable of operating in all the phases of design and development of the vehicle, from dynamic simulation to testing the prototype and the preproduction vehicle. The Course provides students with special and specific competence in vehicle testing techniques, both virtually, through CAE, and experimentally on the real vehicle (on track and road). See the promotional video of the Programme: www.youtube.com/watch?v=TswNmoRgvx0 The training program, as an absolutely innovative element, includes, alongside frontal instruction, test sessions on the circuit of the Quattroruote Safe Driving Centre, during which the participants will be engaged at first hand in learning the techniques and methodologies used in testing, inspection, checks and fine tuning of the vehicle dynamic behavior. All the participants will take a specially designed course in Advanced Driving, oriented to the subsequent phase of testing and inspection on the circuit. The training program of the Course is completed, and this aspect also represents an innovation, by the use of a static simulator for developing vehicles in a virtual environment. The Programme is a full time, international, one-year course equivalent to 1,500 hours and to a total of 60 ECTS points, divided into frontal instruction at the University of Pavia, Palazzo Vistarino, practical exercises at the Quattroruote circuit (Vairano di Vidigulfo, Pavia), an internship period (equivalent to 24 ECTS points) at the main automotive companies, guided tours to facilities related to the course, seminars, study activities and individual preparation. The wide-ranging curriculum is made up of 8 teaching modules: Total Vehicle Design - total hours 150 - ECTS 6 Fundamental Driving Dynamics - total hours 100 - ECTS 4 Virtual Dynamics Design and Simulation - total hours 100 - ECTS 4 Materials and Structural Design - total hours 100 - ECTS 4 Propulsion: IC and Hybrid - total hours 50 - ECTS 2 Vehicle Dynamic Control - total hours 25 - ECTS 1 Total Vehicle Testing and Development - total hours 150 - ECTS 6 Biomechanics: Driver/Vehicle interactions - total hours 175 - ECTS 7 Advanced short courses included: Road/tire interaction: focus on grip/temperature and real time algorithms implementation in racing and for safety improvement. Innovative features in Vehicle Dynamics. Experimental workshop on objective and subjective performance evaluations. Outlook and different scenarios on legal international aspects on the autonomous car. For further information please contact prof. Carlo Rottenbacher e-mail rottenbacher@unipv.it or mobile +39 340 4105159 [-]

Master in Vehicle Engineering

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

Vehicle Engineering is a broad area of engineering science driven by an ever-increasing degree of mobility in the world. Transport, however, must face the challenge of minimising its environmental impact, requiring new, innovative solutions [+]

Masters in Transportation Engineering. Vehicle Engineering is a broad area of engineering science driven by an ever-increasing degree of mobility in the world. Transport, however, must face the challenge of minimising its environmental impact, requiring new, innovative solutions and capable engineers. This is a field that will continually demand specialists in order to make the transition to sustainable road and rail transport in the future. Programme outline The programme includes two specializations; Road vehicles and Rail vehicles. The Road vehicle specialization includes all road vehicles with a main focus on cars, trucks and buses. In the Rail vehicle specialization, the system aspect is very important, as the different parts of a railway system – vehicle, track, electrification and signalling – all strongly influence each other. The Vehicle Engineering Programme is taught in English and is based on lectures, assignments, simulations and experiments. Degree project To finalize your studies you perform an independent thesis work during a five month period. This can either be performed at a university or, more commonly, at a company. The student is encouraged to actively search for a suitable thesis project in industry, and KTH will provide assistance and suitable points of contact. Career prospects The programme provides an excellent basis for pursuing a career in the global vehicle industry, at consulting companies as well as at universities. The co-operation between the Swedish vehicle industry and the department of Vehicle and Aeronautical Engineering is very close, and there are several major ongoing research programmes where KTH, key manufacturers and the transport administration are involved. [-]

Master in Transportation Design

IAAD Istituto D'Arte Applicata e Design
Campus Full time 10 months May 2017 Italy Turin

IAAD department of “Car Body Architecture” first in Italy opened in Turin in 1978. Since 2008 it is entitled in memory of Andrea Pininfarina. [+]

IAAD department of “Car Body Architecture” first in Italy opened in Turin in 1978. Since 2008 it is entitled in memory of Andrea Pininfarina. The specialization in Transportation design deals with the study of the main means of transport with a focus on mobility systems and environmental sustainability. Turin is the undisputed world capital of automotive design and one of the centres of excellence in the international automotive industry: the great Italian production of Fiat, Lancia, Alfa Romeo and Ferrari, the design of Giugiaro and Pininfarina, Bertone, the automotive innovation of Centro Ricerche Fiat, the robotic technologies of DEA, Comau and Rambaudi, the innovation of Oxygen (electric alternative mobility), not to mention an enormous satellite activities that serves not only Fiat, but almost all of the major car manufacturers in Europe and the world. To confirm this today also Chinese design companies choose Turin as European seat. Thanks to this important supply chain, IAAD Transportation design department is flanked by a pool of important partner companies both public and private, which contribute to the activation of research projects, special lectures, workshops and seminars, company visits, educational activities and internships. MASTER OBJECTIVES IAAD have always had the goal of providing an innovative approach to training: the best way to become a professional in transportation is being apprenticed to learn from experts in the field. With this insight, IAAD is the first Italian university of higher education specializing in transportation design. The design work done in collaboration with IAAD partner companies which allow students to put into practice what they study in an environment very close to what they will encounter in the professional field. IAAD Master courses, thanks to this educational philosophy, are a perfect incubator for tomorrow’s talent, responding directly to the needs and market trends. To train young professionals within the educational programme, IAAD recreates what happens in the professional world. One of the hallmarks of the method IAAD is the constant collaboration with leading companies in the sector for the realization of joint projects. Converging in the projects both the needs of the partner companies and educational goals, creates a situation doubly favourable aspiring designers have the opportunity to work with industry leaders and these ones can monitor future talents to be included in their companies. This system also allows to simulate working conditions in a professional context: working with precise deadlines, correcting the work in progress by following the feedback of the customer, working in teams and goals. In this process, the teachers are key figures representing the connection between IAAD and industry. All the teachers are professionals in their respective fields of teaching, know the companies in the industry and know what it takes for young designers to be competitive on the market. Students find in Professors a valuable reference to improve and understand what aspects of their professional skills are to be refined to enter as protagonists in the world of work. During the course a great importance is given to presentations and design contest, students are encouraged to make presentations of their work, supported in participating in national and international contests. Projects must not only meet one designer favour, but must be able to be appreciated and understood by the jury of experts and the public. REQUIREMENTS AND ADMISSION PROCEDURES // Preliminary Module Graduates in Industrial Design, Automotive Engineering and related subjects, holders of a postgraduate diploma in Industrial and Transportation Design and candidates who have gained significant professional experience in the field of transportation can access the Preliminary Module. Admission is subject to the assessment of the application, to be submitted by letter of application, curriculum vitae and portfolio. IAAD reserves the right to request the candidates, if necessary, an interview in person or via Skype. // Master Module Access to the Master Module from Preliminary is subject to the attainment of 60 ECTS credits of Preliminary Module. For the attainment of 60 ECTS credits, students will be required to develop a project-work to be presented in the final stage of the Preliminary Module and the overcoming of TOEIC test. Students can customize their curricula with participation in contests, seminars or workshops to collect additional credits necessary for overcoming the Preliminary Module. Graduates in Transportation Design or who have gained significant experience in the Transportation Design or modelling can access the Master Module. Admission to the course is in both cases possible only with the approval of the Coordinator of the course based on the assessment of academic qualifications, professional resume and portfolio. [-]

Master of Engineering in Transportation Systems

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Campus Full time September 2017 USA College Park

The 30-credit curriculum includes 10 three-credit courses. No research or thesis is required for the degree. Six core courses and four elective courses. [+]

Masters in Transportation Engineering. The 30-credit curriculum includes 10 three-credit courses. No research or thesis is required for the degree. Six core courses and four elective courses. Core ENCE670 Highway Traffic Characteristics and Measurements (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. The study of the fundamental traits and behavior patterns of road users and their vehicles in traffic. The basic characteristics of the pedestrian, the driver, the vehicle, traffic volume and speed, stream flow and intersection operation, parking, and accidents. ENCE672 Regional Transportation Planning (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Factors involved and the components of the process for planning statewide and regional transportation systems, encompassing all modes. Transportation planning studies, statewide traffic models, investment models, programming and scheduling. ENCE673 Urban Transportation (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. The contempory methodology of urban transportation planning. The urban transportation planning process, interdependence between the urban transportation system and the activity system, urban travel demand models, evaluation of urban transportation alternatives and their implementation. ENCE677 OR Models for Transportation Systems Analysis (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Fundamental skills and concepts of the quantitative techniques of operations research including: mathematical modeling, linear programming, integer programming, network optimization (shortest paths, minimum spanning trees, minimum cost network flows, maximum flows), heuristics, and basics of probabilistic modeling. Emphasis on the application of these techniques to problems arising in transportation. ENCE6881 Discrete Choice Analysis (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Methods and statistics of model estimation; maximum-likelihood estimation; individual choice theory; binary choice models; multi-dimensional choice models; sampling theory and sample design; aggregate prediction with choice models; joint stated preference and revealed preference modeling, and longitudinal choice analysis; review of state-of-the-art and future directions. ENCE688T Transportation Network Algorithms and Implementations (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. This course will focus on network optimization algorithms for transportation and logistics systems. The application of these techniques to the determination of optimal routes and tours for various transportation and logistics applications will be stressed. In addition to introducing a wide variety of network-related problems and existing techniques for solving a number of these problems, one of the goals of the course is to help the class participants to develop skills in creating and evaluating new algorithms and heuristics. Elective ENCE627 Project Risk Management (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Introduction to identifying, analyzing, assessing, and managing risks inherent to engineering projects. Includes: probability modeling, choice and value theory, schedule and cost risk, risk mitigation and transfer, and contract considerations of project risk. Examples are drawn from construction, software development, systems integration, and other large engineering projects; and cover probability basics, subjective probability, statistical data analysis, introduction to decision theory, Monte Carlo simulation, value of information, and risk-based decision making. ENCE666 Cost Engineering and Control (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Analytic techniques to estimate and control project costs, including site investigation, quantity takeoff, work analysis and bid preparation. Systematic cost control as related to job production and historical data. ENCE667 Project Performance Measurement (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Examination of various techniques and models used to measure the performance of projects. Topics will include: Critical Path Method (CPM), Program Evaluation Review Technique (PERT), Gantt charts, project crashing, resource management, capital allocation, forecasting, hypothesis testing, regression analysis, learning curve analysis, goal programming, Monte Carlo simulation, the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), Pareto optimality and tradeoff curves as well as basics in linear programming and uncertainity modeling. ENCE674 Urban Transit Planning and Rail Transportation Engineering (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Basic engineering components of conventional and high speed railroads and of air cushion and other high speed new technology. The study of urban rail and bus transit. The characteristics of the vehicle, the supporting way, and the terminal requirements will be evaluated with respect to system performance, capacity, cost, and level of service. ENCE688 Applications of OR in Transportation Systems Management (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. This course covers the application of mathematical optimization in transportation systems management. Topics covered include nonlinear programming, traffic equilibrium, traffic assignment, transportation network design,location modeling, and vehicle routing and scheduling. ENCE688Q Transportation Economics (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Transportation Economics applies economic theories to transportation engineering and planning. Topics include: demand and demand forecasting,cost and cost estimation, externalities pricing, investment, regulation, industrial organization, economic impact, equity, and other social/environmental issues. Applications and special topics cover urban, intercity, and multimodal transportation. Admissions The Professional Master of Engineering (ENPM) Program and the Graduate Certificate in Engineering (GCEN) Program are open to qualified applicants holding a regionally accredited baccalaureate degree in engineering or a related field. In addition to submitting a Graduate School application with fee, we require the following for evaluation: Official copies of transcripts for all universities attended and degrees awarded Personal Statement (specific instructions here) Three (3) letters of recommendation (current/previous employers or professors). For those students applying for the GCEN Program, letters of recommendation are not required* The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not required for application to either the ENPM or GCEN programs US citizens/permanent residents/international applicants with foreign credentials, if your native language is not English and you do not hold a degree from an institution in the US, you may be required to submit proof of English proficiency via TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores. *While not guaranteed, applicants with an undergraduate GPA of less than 3.0 might be admitted on a provisional basis if they have demonstrated a satisfactory experience in another related graduate program and given strong letters of recommendation. In this case, for those students applying for the GCEN Program, two (2) recommendation letters are required as well. For faster processing of your application, please send official transcripts directly to our office. Also, please have your recommenders use the online form available when you complete your ASF (application supplement form). If letters are being mailed, please send them to our office as well. Office of Advanced Engineering Education 2105 J.M. Patterson Building University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742 [-]

Masters Degree in Transport Systems Engineering

Sapienza University of Rome
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Rome

The Master Degree in Transport Systems Engineering aims at providing Students with high-level qualifications, so as to allow them to perform and manage a wide variety of activities connected with planning, programming, operating, monitoring transport systems and their components. [+]

The Master Degree in Transport Systems Engineering aims at providing Students with high-level qualifications, so as to allow them to perform and manage a wide variety of activities connected with planning, programming, operating, monitoring transport systems and their components. The professional skills of a Transport Systems Engineer include: methods to design transport systems: formulation of dimensional and performance specifications for system components; models for mobility of people and goods, for transport supply on multi-modal networks, for demand/supply interaction and equilibrium calculation; design and implementation of transport systems (technical and economic aspects), transport and mobility plans on different levels; on-line and off-line models for transport system operations and management; monitoring and ex-ante/ex-post assessment of mobility solutions from the technical, economic and environmental point of view. Study Program The program is organized into modules. It is composed by 120 ECTS as follows: 4 modules concerning the characterizing disciplines (48 ECTS); 4 modules concerning the characterizing disciplines chosen by the student in a optional group (24/48 ECTS); 2 modules concerning integrative disciplines (12 ECTS); 2 modules freely chosen by the student with suggestions in coherence with educational purposes of the Master Degree (12 ECTS): Other education activities proposed by the student (3 ECTS); Thesis work (21 ECTS) Admission Requirements The Master is directly open for Students with Engineering Bachelor’s degree. [-]

Advanced Master in Safety Management System in Aviation - MS SMS-A

ENAC
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 France Toulouse

The ENAC Advanced Master Safety Management System in Aviation is designed for current or future SMS managers in charge of the development, deployment, or improvement of SMS in organisations that must comply with ICAO safety requirements. [+]

Masters in Transportation Engineering. Content and Objectives ENAC Advanced Master SMS in Aviation is designed to train SMS managers who will lead the structural and administrative changes within their organisation, moving it from reactive thinking to predictive thinking. In an effort to reach the next level of aviation safety, international civil aviation authorities (ICAO, EASA, FAA) as well as IATA require organisations and institutions alike to implement a Safety Management System (SMS) for the management of safety risks. The corresponding fields include: aircrafts design and production, air operations, aeronautical maintenance, air traffic services, airport and training organisations. SMS represents the next step in the evolution of safety processes in the aviation industry worldwide, at the organisational level. SMS complements the requirements and regulations in human or technical safety already implemented during the past decades. SMS is the formal systemic and pro-active approach to anticipating and managing safety risk, as well as to initiating and achieving the necessary transformation of organisational structures, accountabilities, policies, procedures, standard practices and regulations. SMS is a structured process that requires organisations to apprehend possible safety issues with the same level of priority that other core business topics are managed, and to continuously analyze them, in conjunction with state institutions within their State Safety Program (SSP), as well as with their industry counterparts. The objective is to provide future SMS managers with the fundamentals of how to systematically monitor and improve aviation safety using the Safety Management System described in ANNEX 19 of the ICAO Convention. This program enables applicants to acquire a practical expertise in the development, implementation, assessment and improvement of SMS and SSP. Courses cover all of the aspects of SMS concepts, processes, methods and operational management, either cross-domain or specific to the organisation. The program is specifically engineered to address both executive as well as working levels, to consider the entire gamut of aviation organisations (aircraft operator, manufacturer, maintenance organisation, airport operator, air navigation service provider, training organisation) and to cover the interactions between all of these organisations. At soft skills level, the program emphasises the necessity of enhancing or improving the organisation safety culture - the just culture, through a transformation of leadership, management and employees attitudes. It will give to trainees the capacity to develop, implement and grow all of the above mentioned aspects of a SMS in any aviation organisation they work in. Furthermore, they will be able to make critical assessments of professional safety management practices and systematically deal with complex problems. Professional Prospect The ENAC Advanced Master Safety Management System in Aviation is designed for current or future SMS managers in charge of the development, deployment, or improvement of SMS in organisations that must comply with ICAO safety requirements. Career opportunities Civil Aviation Authorities: Safety Director or Manager Safety performance Manager SSP (State Safety Program) Manager Responsible for certification and approval Industry and operators (Aircraft operator, Aircraft Manufacturer, MRO Organisation, Airport operator, Air Navigation Service Provider, Training Organisation): Safety Director or Manager SMS (Safety Management System) Manager Safety investigations Manager Safety analysis Manager [-]

Master of Engineering (Automotive)

University of Windsor
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Canada Windsor

The course based Master of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) will prepare graduates for leadership positions within the automotive and manufacturing industries. [+]

Program Overview The course based Master of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) will prepare graduates for leadership positions within the automotive and manufacturing industries. You will study and live in Canada for approximately 16 consecutive months and take a variety of topics through eight prescribed courses. These courses are selected by academic administration and will vary from year to year. The goal of the program is to provide you with the opportunity to extend your understanding of automotive engineering principles, with an emphasis on operation, design, materials and manufacturing along with some aspects of business and management. At the University of Windsor, you will be interacting with world-class faculty conducting cutting-edge research in the automotive area. They will be your mentors as you prepare yourself for the careers of the future. You will combine what you learn in the classroom with practical application so that you are ready for the world of opportunities that will follow your university studies. Co-Op The MEng-Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) has an optional co-op portion. Co-op is an opportunity for students to work in a automotive related company during one semester of school. All students will apply for co-op, however it is a competitive program and we may not have a placement opportunity for all students. Course offerings The MEng-Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) consists of eight courses taught over four academic terms starting in September and January. Courses may include: Advanced Internal Combustion Engines Hybrid Powertrains Fundamentals of Clean Engine Technology Advanced Manufacturing Methods Vehicle Dynamics Automotive Sensor Systems Vehicle Thermal Management Automotive Applications for Noise, Vibration & Harshness Evaluation After-treatment & Internal Combustion Engine Modeling Paint & Industrial Coatings Vehicle Concept Development The courses are selected by academic administration and will vary from year to year depending on current market trends in the automotive industry and availability. For a complete list of possible courses see the Graduate Calendar. Prior to the start of the academic program, you may be required to attend six weeks of intensive English language training, (EAPP or ELIP). This program is designed to develop your English language skills in an academic environment and learn more about Canadian culture. Some students may be exempt from the English language course if they demonstrate exceptional English language skills and have exceeded the admission requirements. There will also be a mandatory Automotive Engineering Pre-graduate Preparation Program (PPP) prior to the start of your academic studies. Generally, this program in held in the last week of August with daily seminars to enhance your understanding of automotive related topics and to better prepare you for your academic workload ahead. (Additional fees for this program may apply.) [-]

Master Programme in Aeronautical Engineering

ESTACA
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 France Paris

Reduction in the weight of aircraft, reduction in polluting emissions, increase in aircraft capacity, development and integration of electrical commands: innovation is constant in the aeronautical sector, to reconcile economic and technical performance, in complete security. Being an engineer in aeronautics means working on the design and operation of aircraft (aeroplanes, helicopters, balloons), and embedded systems. [+]

Masters in Transportation Engineering. Reduction in the weight of aircraft, reduction in polluting emissions, increase in aircraft capacity, development and integration of electrical commands: innovation is constant in the aeronautical sector, to reconcile economic and technical performance, in complete security. Being an engineer in aeronautics means working on the design and operation of aircraft (aeroplanes, helicopters, balloons), and embedded systems. This might mean the technical conduct of the development programme, carrying out tests on the ground or in flight, developing production methods, optimising quality processes, or prospecting and negotiating contracts. SPECIALISED TRAINING AND PRIVILEGED CONTACT WITH COMPANIES more than 400 hours of courses are provided by engineers from Dassault, Safran, EADS-Airbus, Thalès, etc. at least 4 implementation projects are performed during the curriculum, for example: preliminary design of Aircraft architecture (modelling); determining the weight of an airliner's wing; dimensioning an exhaust nozzle; study on functional safety for landing gear. 12 months of mandatory work-experience courses, for example: Discovering the company course in 1st year at EADS MOROCCO: Design of a computer program for monitoring aircraft maintenance; Engineer's work-experience course in 4th year at EUROCOPTER JAPAN: Research on optimising stocks of helicopter replacement parts and proposing new solutions; End-of-study work-experience course in 5th year at DASSAULT AVIATION: Study on improving acoustic comfort in the cabin of the Falcon 7X; visits to the Toulouse aeronautical sites (Airbus, CEAT test centre, etc.) and conferences ASSOCIATIONS FOR EXPRESSING YOUR INTERESTS Reconstructing the first seaplane, which made its maiden voyage in 1909: this is one of the projects undertaken by students of the Aeronautical Group, which also organises first experiences of flying (aeroplane, helicopter, aerobatics), travel in aeroplanes, conferences, visits to companies, pilot's courses, etc. In 2010, the association will also organise the "Grandes Ecoles" Gliding Meetings. The objective of Flying West is to help students at Laval discover aeronautical activities, offering them conferences, preparation for the pilot's licence and the renovation of old aircraft. Building and flying miniature aeroplanes: ESTACA Modelling provides an introduction to aero-modelling in all its forms: construction and flying of powered aeroplanes, gliders or indoor aircraft. The association has launched the "Exceptional Gliders" project, to provide the association with gliders of various dimensions (1.50 m to 4.40 m) and works together with former students. [-]