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Graduate Diploma in Transport Management (GradDipTM)

The Graduate Diploma in Transport Management has been revised for students commencing from 2015. Continuing students who commenced study prior to 2015, should refer to the information for Graduate Diploma in Transport Management on the Postgraduate Coursework Programs for Continuing Students Only (Discontinued Programs) page.

Course Code GNTRAMGT5000
Course Type Postgraduate
Credit Points Required  36
CRICOS code 008384C
Minimum duration of degree
Full-time 1 year
Part-time 1.5 years


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 handbook for the year they commenced. Archived handbooks can be accessed on the Handbooks website.

To be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Transport Management, students complete a total of six units of study (36 credit points), comprising:

  • four core units of study (24 credit points) - two foundational and two advanced units
  • two elective units of study (12 credit points)

Progression guide

The following table illustrates an example course progression for a student enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Transport Management on a full-time basis completing three units of study per semester.

Year 1

Semester 1 ITLS5100 ITLS5200 ITLS6100 elective unit 24
Semester 2 ITLS6101 elective unit 12

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. Students are usually able to complete the units of study for their course in different sequences to that listed above. You are advised to plan your course based upon your individual needs and to contact the Student Information Office if you need any assistance in planning your progression in your course.