Course details

The Master of Transport and Traffic is built round four foundation units, a project and electives. The program gives you scope to study a range of topics or build a specialisation in transport planning or traffic engineering.

Foundation units (each 6 credit points)

Capstone Project

Elective Units (at least 3, each 6 credit points)

Postgraduate units from other Faculties at Monash or other Universities may also qualify as electives.

Completion Requirements

Students may choose to exit with either a Graduate Certificate in Traffic and Transport or a Graduate Diploma in Traffic and Transport.

Course description

Off-campus delivery

This program is delivered on-line, that is students study off-campus for this degree. Units are delivered on-line via distance education. There are no classes to attend.

Through unit specific websites students have access to structured learning resources and complete a range of individual and/or group learning activities each week. The learning resources include video presentations, topic notes and required readings. Some units specify a required textbook. Interact on-line with academic staff and other students. You will submit your assignments on-line and take your exams at an exam venue close to your home.

Students also have access to a tailored Orientation web site which provides valuable information to assist you prepare for, and get the most from, your on-line studies. The site provides

  • an introduction to the Master of Transport and Traffic program including a glossary of Monash terminology,
  • material to help students prepare for on-line learning,
  • time and study management advice,
  • information on assessment procedures,
  • resources for student support and wellbeing, and
  • help on resources round the university and with technology.

Vic Roads Prize

The program is well recognised in industry and the Masters program is supported by Vic Roads through a $1,000 prize in Transport and Traffic. The prize is awarded annually to a student completing the Masters.