Transport and infrastructure plays an important role both in terms of personal mobility as well as accessibility of businesses and their transportation needs. 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 along with the analysis and problem solving skills needed for confident decision making. In providing the foundational knowledge for students in transport and infrastructure, the unit also introduces students to the professional communication skills needed. Examples and case studies are drawn from all modes of transport and infrastructure.
12 x 3hr lectures, 1 x 2hr field trip
report 1 (20%), report 2 (20%), presentation (20%), final exam (40%)
This is the foundation unit for all transport and infrastructure management programs and should be completed in the first period of study.