WELL-ESTABLISHED SINCE 1997
The Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning (MATPP) programme is co-organized by the Department of Geography, the Department of Urban Planning and Design, and the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Hong Kong. The programme aims to provide the expanding transport sector in Hong Kong with a steady supply of well-trained professionals at the executive level, and offer training for graduates aspiring to pursue careers in the transport industry.
Since its first intake in 1997, the MATPP programme has been attracting professionals from across the transport sector, such as road, rail, sea, and air, as well as consultants and government officials. Graduates include general managers and operations officers from MTR Corporation Limited; senior transport officers from the Hong Kong Transport Department; senior planning and development executives from Kowloon Motor Bus Co. Ltd.; terminal planners from Hong Kong International Terminals Ltd.; management trainees and planning engineers from Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, and Hong Kong Dragon Airlines; and graduate engineers and engineers from world-renowned international consultancy firms such as AECOM Consulting Services Limited, Atkins China Ltd., Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd., and Scott Wilson Ltd.
PARTICIPATING TEACHING UNITS
Highly Qualified and Experienced Faculty Members from Different Disciplines at the University of Hong Kong
Besides leading experts from industry and the government serving as teachers, full-time faculty members from the Department of Geography, the Department of Urban Planning and Design, the Department of Civil Engineering, and the Department of Professional Legal Education, take a lead role in organizing and teaching the MATPP programme.
Full-time HKU Teaching Staff
Leading researchers in transportation.
Honorary/Part-time Teaching Staff
An experienced team of transport professionals.
A staff-student consultative committee has been established to not only foster a better understanding between the staff and students, but also to provide a channel for consultation regarding programme matters.