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Unit of Study

Transport and Infrastructure Foundations
UoS Code ITLS5100
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1 and Semester 2
Prerequisites None
Prohibitions TPTM6241
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information This is the foundation unit for all transport and infrastructure management programs and should be completed in the first period of study.
Lectures 8 x 3.5 hr lectures, 5 x 3.5 hr tutorials, 1 x 3.5hr field study
Assessment individual annotated bibliograpahy (20%), individual report (35%), group presentations (15%), final exam (30%)
Description This unit provides a comprehensive introduction to the role of transportation and infrastructure within the economy. The key concepts and theories needed for management of transport and infrastructure are introduced and each of the key transport and infrastructure industries are considered from a market intelligence perspective. In providing the foundational knowledge for students in transport and infrastructure, the unit also introduces students to the professional communication skills needed for success as a student and as a manager. Examples and case studies are drawn from all modes of transport and infrastructure.