Abbreviation FT / PT
MA(TranspPol&Plan) FT / PT

The Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning [MA(TranspPol&Plan)] programme is co-organised by the Department of Geography, Department of Urban Planning and Design and Department of Civil Engineering at The University of Hong Kong. It aims to provide the expanding transport sector in Hong Kong with a steady supply of well-trained professionals at the executive level, and provide training for graduates aspiring to pursue careers in the transport industry.

It is the leading programme of its kind in Asia specialising in Transport Policy and Planning. Its comprehensiveness and multidisciplinary nature train students to deal with various transport issues from different angles and perspectives.

This programme is highly relevant to the needs of the contemporary world of transport. Students not only learn about fundamental transport knowledge and the latest developments in the field but also acquire essential communication and presentation skills. The course places heavy emphasis on developing students' critical and analytical mindsets. These qualities are highly valued by employers in the transport industry.

The MATPP qualifications are widely recognised and highly regarded within both the public and private sectors. It receives full accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), and by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) as a Specialism programme for students who would like to specialize in transport policy and planning.

Senior government officials and senior personnel from private firms contribute to the programme as teachers and invited guest speakers, and the MATPP Alumni Association helps to foster closer ties among teachers, graduates and fellow students. Graduates are able to widen their professional network with the support of a strong alumni network.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (one year)
Part Time (minimum two years, maximum three years)

Medium of Instruction
Programme Entrance Requirements

1. Applicants will normally be required to hold a Bachelor's degree with honours of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another university or comparable institution accepted for this purpose; or a relevant professional qualification of equivalent standard with appropriate experience.
2. Chartered Membership of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CMILT) is accepted by the Faculty of Social Sciences as a relevant professional qualification of equivalent standard.
3. Non-local students may only apply for the full-time mode.

Programme Admissions Advisor
Professor Becky PY Loo
Tel: 3917 7027
Fax: 2559 8994

Miss Tracy Tsoi
Tel: 3917 7114