Professional bodies with a major interest in transport include:

  • The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, CIHT

  • The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, CILT

  • The Institution of Civil Engineers, ICE

  • The Royal Town Planning Institute, RTPI

  • The Transport Planning Society, TPS


Possible employers of transport Masters graduates include central, regional and local government, consultants and transport providers.


Those studying for a Masters in transport are drawn from a wide range of first degrees including engineering, mathematics, statistics, economics, environmental sciences, geography, spatial planning, sociology and psychology.  The key requirements are numeracy, good communication skills and an inquiring mind.