Transport & Infrastructure Systems (ITLS6190)


This unit covers advanced concepts related to all aspects of transport and infrastructure analysis, policy, and decision making, covering facets related to maritime and aviation transport, urban public and private transport, and transport planning and design. The unit is based on case studies in transport and infrastructure. The case studies will be used as a basis for a formal procedure of requests for qualifications, requests for proposals, preparation of written and oral proposals, undertaking of a case study with interim written report, and written and oral final reports.

Further unit of study information


4 x 3.5 hr lectures, 4 x 3.5 hr workshops, 4 x 3.5 hr tutorials. Refer to timetable for full details.


Individual essays (30%), individual presentation (15%), team essays (35%), team presentation (10%), individual review (10%)


van Wee B, Annema JA and Banister D (2013) The Transport System and Transport Policy; UNCTAD, Review of Maritime Transport, 2011 and 2012; Doganis R (2010) Flying Off Course; Project Management Institute. Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: Pmbok Guide, Project Management Institute; Stopher PR and Stanley J (2014) Urban Transport: A Public Policy View

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ITLS5100 or TPTM6241




(ITLS5200 or TPTM6495) and (ITLS6101 or TPTM6440) and (ITLS6100 or TPTM6130 or ITLS6106)

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.