Learning outcomes (2022–2024)
Degree/title obtainedMaster of Science in Sustainable Transport and Urban Mobility
• have good knowledge about sustainable transport and urban mobility, and to discuss it up against 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 - depends on students’ 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 thoseprofessionally 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.
A wide range of lecturing and study methods are used within the modules. They are usually run over one semester with lectures once or twice per week. In some cases, courses consist of intensive lecturing in one or two weeks during a semester, and more regular lectures once a week in other parts of the semester. Students have homework in terms of exercises, computer lab work, problem-based research tasks, and case studies and assignments, both individually and in groups. The seminars in the third semester are intensive courses lasting for one week consisting of lectures, homework, discussions and student presentations. Students enrolled in the programme are expected to have at least a workload of 40 hours per week. The programme is not currently offered for distance learning.