Master of Transport Management (MTM)

Course CodeMATRAMGT6000
Course TypePostgraduate
Credit Points Required 60
CRICOS code074081D


The following information is for students who commenced study in the Master of Transport Management before 2014. New students commencing study in the Master of Transport Management from 2014 should refer the information for this course on the Postgraduate Courses page.

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.

Minimum duration of degree

Full-time Part-time

1.5 years

2.5 years

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Degree structure

Please Note. This information is for students commencing study in their degree in 2012 or 2013. Continuing students (pre-2012) in the eight unit program (MATRAMGT-05 / FC020) should refer to the handbook for the year they commenced. Archived handbooks can be accessed on the Handbooks website.

To be awarded the Master of Transport Management, students complete a total of ten units of study (60 credit points), comprising:

  • three core units of study (18 credit points)
  • seven elective units of study (42 credit points)

Core units of study 

^ Note: Students who commenced prior to 2014 do not have to   complete corerequisites ITLS6100 and ITLS6101. Please   contact the Student Information Office for enrolment in this unit.

Elective Units of Study

* Not offered in 2014. TPTM units will not be offered from 2014.

Progression guide

The following table shows an example degree progression for a student enrolled in the Master of Transport Management on a full-time basis, completing the degree in three semesters.

Year / SemesterUnit of study 1Unit of study 2Unit of study 3Unit of study 4Total credit points

Year 1
Semester 1

TPTM6241 or ITLS5100

TPTM6495 or ITLS5200



Year 1
Semester 2






Year 2
Semester 1



TPTM6450 or ITLS6190


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 degree in different sequences to that listed above. You are advised to plan your degree based upon your individual needs and to contact the Student Information Office if you need any assistance in planning your progression in your degree.