Learning outcomes (2023–2025)
Degree/title obtainedMaster of Science in Sustainable Transport and Urban Mobility
After completing the programme, the successful candidate is expected to have the following knowledge, skills and comptenences:
• have good knowledge about sustainable transport and urban mobility, and to discuss it in relation to the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals. (https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/).
• have specialized knowledge about the relationship between urban or longer transport modes and the transition toward a more sustainable transport system (urban or long distance - depending on the student’s choice of specialization).
• have specialized knowledge about different types of policy, regulatory and economic factors affecting an efficient transport system
• have advanced knowledge of scientific theories and methods relevant to sustainable transport and urban mobility, including a broad knowledge about models and methods in general, and their use in transport in particular.
• be able to use advanced theory and methods to identify inefficiencies in the transport system.
• be able to propose improvements to organizational structures and governance to facilitate effective policy making and suggest ways of implementing such changes in the transport sector.
• be able to understand the specific challenges connected to sustainable transport and urban mobility.
• be able to critically assess evidence, including quantitative evidence and model outputs, in the sustainable transport field, in order to inform decision making.
• be capable of performing a supervised research project within the transport field, in line with ruling academic standards.
• be able to present and communicate professional issues relevant to sustainable transport and urban mobility.
• be able to take part in innovation activities within the field
• be able to work on a project-basis in a multi-disciplinary environment.
• be able to work with a wide range of actors, including politicians, NGOs and interested citizens, as well as those professionally involved in sustainable transport.
• be able to apply acquired knowledge and skills within new areas of research and education.
• be able to read scientific papers and other scientific work from a critical standpoint.