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Graduate Certificate in Transport Management (GradCertTM)

The Graduate Certificate in Transport Management has been revised for students commencing from 2017. New students commencing study from 2017 follow the structure outlined under or in the 2017 version of the Business School (Postgraduate) Handbook. The information below is for continuing students who commenced study between 2015 and 2016. Continuing students who commenced study prior to 2015, should refer to the information for FG006 Graduate Certificate in Transport Management on the Postgraduate Coursework Programs for Continuing Students Only (Discontinued Programs) page.

Course Code GCTRAMGT2000
Course Type Postgraduate
Credit Points Required  24
This program is not available to international students.
Minimum duration of degree
Full-time 0.5 years
Part-time 1 year


The Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies in the University of Sydney Business School is an Australian Key Centre of Excellence and a world class research institute with strong industry links and a key role in developing innovative ideas in transportation policy and professional practice. Our programs focus on policy, strategic planning and management; developing specialist skills in: applying concepts, techniques and principles that underlie transport management; understanding the relationships between government agencies and the private sector in the provision, financing, operation and maintenance of transport networks; using contemporary modelling techniques and data collection processes to solve problems in transport management, planning and analysis; and managing the impacts of future trends in transportation.

Course structure

Please Note: Students who commenced their degree prior to 2015 should refer to the course structure and resolutions in the handbook for the year they commenced. Archived  handbooks can be accessed on the Handbooks website.

To be awarded the Graduate Certificate in Transport Management, students complete a total of four core units of study (24 credit points).

Core units of study

(i) Foundation 

(ii) Advanced *

* From 2017, Graduate Certificate students can complete either these units or any elective options listed for the Graduate Diploma in Transport Management.

Enrolment guide

The following example course progression is for a student enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Transport Management:

Year / Semester Unit of study
Unit of study
Credit points
Year 1
Semester 1
ITLS5100 ITLS6106 12

 Year 1
Semester 2

ITLS5200 or elective
ITLS6101 or elective

Please Note: The information listed in this program of study example is meant as a guide only. Students should always check the requirements for individual units of study before enrolling. You are advised to plan your program based upon your individual needs and to contact the Student Information Office if you need any assistance in planning your progression in your course.