Transport and fleet operations play a significant role for economic activity within Ireland and worldwide. Automobile and transport industries have undergone significant changes in recent years with many technical advances making both vehicles and transport operations more efficient. This course is designed to take account of these advances and it prepares graduates for employment within such a dynamic and exciting industry.
The BSc (Honours) in Transport Management course is designed for graduates who wish to progress from the Automotive Technology and Management (BSc Degree), along with other students who have similar qualifications and/or work experience and wish to progress to Honours degree level. The course places significant emphasis on Transport and Fleet operations and has been designed in cooperation with the transport industry.
The course provides students with knowledge of the motor, fleet, transport and logistics operations through a combination of lectures and directed learning along with group and individual project work.
Six week work placement (minimum) to be completed as part of the programme. The placement programme will familiarise the student with work practices and procedures and provide them with the opportunity to observe the application of theoretical knowledge gained on their programme, and the integration of engineering, scientific, and other disciplines in commercial operation. The placement is supported by a member of departmental staff together with a workplace mentor. The aim of the industrial placement is to introduce the learner to structured employment in a relevant work sector and to develop in the learner an understanding of the organisation, its procedures and technology.