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Sustainable Transport Management / Bainistíocht Iompair Inbhuanaithe

Course Title: Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sustainable Transport Management

2022 CAO Points: 262

TITLE CHANGE for 2021 - Was previously titled Transport Operations & Technology

Leaving Certificate Requirements:

Minimum Number of





Minimum Grade in


English OR Irish



QQI/FET Requirements:

QQI/FET Award Required

Additional Requirements

Level 5:


  • CENGT / 5M2061 Engineering Technology
  • CITXX Information Technology
  • CMTXX / 5M2145 Motor Technology
  • 5M2767 Logistics & Distribution
  • 5M0529 Software Development
  • 5M0536 Computer Systems & Networks


Level 6: Full level 6 award in a relevant discipline

Further details at www.tudublin.ie/qqi

Mature Applicants:

Applications from mature students (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website.  Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.

Due to climate change and a focus on sustainable transport (logistics, public transport and freight), the need to manage and plan transport infrastructure and the implications of Brexit, there are now major opportunities for those wishing to make their careers in the sustainable transport sector.

The level 8 Degree in Sustainable Transport Management will give graduates the opportunity to gain employment in a management and planning capacity in road, railway, maritime and aviation transport. This course focus on the planning and management of transport systems in Ireland and internationally. There is a work placement in year 3 where students have an opportunity to gain some real experience in the sustainable transport sector.

Due to new transport infrastructure and Brexit, the transport sector is one of the most important in the country and is the backbone of the economy.

Career prospects include:

  • Transport Planner
  • Freight Forwarder
  • Aviation Flight Planner
  • Transport Policy Maker
  • Logistics Planner/Manager
  • Sustainability Manager

68% of graduates (on average) gain employment within the first three months of completing the course. A further 20% of graduates progress on to level 9 MSc courses.

Semester 1

  • Academic and Professional Skills 1
  • Fundamentals of Transport Planning
  • Industry Engagement Project
  • Intermodal Transport Technologies 1
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Principles of Transport Management

Semester 2

  • Data Management and Analytics
  • Science Fundamentals for Transport
  • International Maritime Logistics
  • Airport and Airline Operations
  • Introduction to Sustainable Transport
  • Fundamentals of Transport Policy and Economics

Semester 1

  • Transport Law and Legislation
  • Intermodal Transport Technologies 2
  • Human Factors in Transport
  • Rail Operations
  • Marketing
  • Financial Management 1

Semester 2

  • Customs and International Trade
  • Warehousing and Materials Management
  • Sustainable Transport Infrastructure
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Telematics and the Smart City
  • Transport, Society and Climate Change

Semester 1

  • Advanced Transport Planning
  • Transport of Dangerous Goods
  • Research Techniques
  • Financial Management 2
  • Talent Development

Semester 2

  • Work Placement or Erasmus

Semester 1

  • Strategic Management
  • E-Mobility and Advanced Vehicle Technologies
  • Advanced Project Management

Semester 2

  • Change Management
  • Aircraft Leasing
  • Transport Challenges and Opportunities (guest lectures and reflective journal)

And Dissertation

The time spent studying TU814 Sustainable Transport Management have been the most exciting, sometimes challenging but very well worth it. The students have an opportunity to gain insights into the transport industry from academic and professional perspectives, where the lecturers share their experiences from the road, sea, rail and aviation industries.

TU Code



Level 8


Bachelor of Science (Honours)


4 years

Number of Places



City Centre: Bolton Street


EU Fees

Non-EU Fees

Contact Us

Head of Transport - Roisin Murray