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From our Programme Director & Alumni

MATPP Orientation Gathering 2019

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PROGRAMME

PAMPHLET

2021-2022

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

A Flexible Programme Structure

The programme is offered on either a one-year full-time or a two-year/three-year part-time basis.

A Unique and Sharp Focus on Transport Policy and Planning

The programme offers a variety of courses that focus on transport policy and planning, and is the only one of its kind in Hong Kong to specialize in this field.

To complete the programme (full-time or part-time), candidates are required to complete no less than 72 credits, including seven compulsory courses (six credits each), two elective courses (six credits each), and a dissertation (equivalent to 18 credits). Attending at least four seminars is required for the core course "Research Methods in Transport Studies". Anyone who fails to comply shall not be deemed to have satisfied the requirements for conferment of the degree. Furthermore, a 75% attendance rate on all courses is required.

Highly relevant to the needs of the contemporary world

2021-2022 Syllabus

Core Courses  6 credits each

Survey and Data Analysis in Transport Studies

Transport and Development

Engineering for Transport Systems

Analysis, Modeling and Project Appraisal in Transportation

Research Methods in Transport Studies

Public Transport Systems

Transport Policy and Planning

Elective Courses  6 credits each

Transport Economics

Transport Law and Management *

Transport Field Trip *#

GIS in Transport Planning and Management

Global Logistics

Morphologies & Urban Design Theories

Other Courses  Equivalent to 18 credits

MATPP Dissertation

The above course list is for 2020-2021 onwards.

* May be offered biennially 

# Students enrolling on this course have to bear the cost of air tickets, meals and accommodation.

Elective courses may not be offered if the class size is considered too small (e.g. less than five students). Some elective courses cross-offered by other programmes may have quotas for MATPP students. Details will be announced by the programme in due course.

 

LEARNING

OUTCOMES

  1. Pursuit of professional excellence, critical intellectual inquiry, and life-long learning in transportation
     
  2. Tackling novel situations and ill-defined problems in transportation
     
  3. Critical self-reflection and greater understanding of others, as well as the upholding of professional ethics in transportation
     
  4. International understanding and a global outlook on transportation
     
  5. Communication and collaboration
     
  6. Leadership and advocacy in transport policy and planning issues
 
 

SEMINARS & EVENTS

 

REGULATIONS & SYLLABUS

Important Information

PROVISION OF FEEDBACK

CANCELLATION OF

CLASSES & EXAMS

SAFETY

AWARDS, PRIZES & SCHOLARSHIPS

Programme-based Awards

Transport Policy and Planning Graduate Award

The “Transport Policy and Planning Graduate Award” is awarded to one graduate who has completed all the requirements and obtained a Distinction in his/her studies in that academic year.

2018-2019

2014-2015

2012-2013

2017-2018

2015-2016

2013-2014

YEAR
NAME OF AWARDEES
NAME OF AWARDEES
YEAR

Transport Policy and Planning Dissertation Prize

The “Transport Policy and Planning Dissertation Prize” is awarded to one student who received the highest mark among the grade A dissertations in that academic year.

YEAR
NAME OF AWARDEES
YEAR
NAME OF AWARDEES

2019-2020

2017-2018

2016-2017

2014-2015

2012-2013

2018-2019

2017-2018

2015-2016

Transport Policy and Planning Scholarship

The Scholarship is open to application for all MATPP full-time candidates who have achieved First Class Honours or equivalent in their undergraduate studies and/or a Distinction in their master studies.

YEAR
NAME OF AWARDEES
YEAR
NAME OF AWARDEES

2020-2021

2018-2019

2018-2019

2017-2018

2015-2016

2011-2012

2010-2011

2009-2010

2019-2020

2015-2016

2012-2013

2010-2011

2009-2010

external Awards

The Women's Foundation's Logistics and Transport Scholarship

2013-2014

YEAR
NAME OF AWARDEES
NAME OF AWARDEES
YEAR
 
 

Professional Degree

& Membership Status

CILT Accredited Programme (Full Exemption)

Graduates of this programme will be automatically exempt from the examination requirements leading to the qualification of Chartered Membership of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CMILT). The prestige attached to these designatory letters is recognized in the industry throughout the world. For requirements about relevant practical experience, please visit the CILTHK website at http://www.cilt.org.hk.

RTPI Accredited Specialist Programme

This course is also a Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) accredited specialist programme. Graduates of this programme can apply to HKU's Master of Science in Urban Planning through the advanced standing route with a waiver of five modules. The Master of Science in Urban Planning programme is fully recognized by both the Hong Kong Institute of Planners and the RTPI for becoming a chartered professional planner after gaining relevant practical experience.
 

Similar advanced standing schemes are available for other overseas RTPI accredited Spatial Masters. For a full list of the RTPI accredited courses and accredited planning schools, see http://www.rtpi.org.uk. Applicants to these other RTPI accredited Spatial Masters should write to the relevant planning schools for advice.

ABOUT
ALUMNI

History

Teaching Unit

Teaching Staff

Contact

List of Graduates

Network of Alumni

Feedback from Graduates

Statistics on Graduates

PROGRAMME
POTENTIAL APPLICANTS

Application

Courses

Seminar Series

MATPP Dissertation

Provision of Feedback

Cancellation of Classes & Exams

Why MATPP?

Learning Outcome

Awards, Prizes & Scholarships

Professional Degree & Membership Status

Programme Highlights

Department of Geography
The University of Hong Kong

 

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