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The University of Leeds

Railway Engineering with Project Management

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Rank: 3 (UKEAS)

Location: Main Site

Website: www.leeds.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months


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Description

University of Leeds has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

This course will prepare you to construct and operate the world's new rail lines, combining core railway knowledge with project management. Considering the huge global growth in new railway lines, this presents exciting opportunities for graduates. In particular, industry growth has created a shortage of skilled railway engineers and thus salaries have grown rapidly in recent years.

Requirements

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in civil engineering or a related engineering, science or mathematical discipline where relevant subject areas have been studied. For candidates with at least one year's relevant experience, bachelor degrees with a 2:2 may be considered. Applications from professionally qualified and experienced candidates will also be considered. We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any component)


Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for The University of Leeds, Engineering. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.

About this university

International students

There are various resources on offer for international students attending the University of Leeds to assist them during their studies and outside them. These start with legal matters such as visas and immigration paperwork as well as financial advice. There are also support services to help integrate with the larger community and information about what is needed when arriving to study. Most of this is available through the International Student Office who can also offer assistance for students bringing their families with them or who are seeking work between their studies. There are also special events such as the weekly Global Café and the annual World Unite Festival. The Leeds University Union is a member of the National Union of Students and is available to support students during their time at Leeds as well as organising societies and volunteer opportunities. It operates the University Refectory in the main campus, which, on a night, is transformed to a 2000 person venue for live events with big names such as The Who and Bob Marley having performed there. There are also two bars and a café operated by the union and three nightclubs. Student societies number around 250 and include a newspaper, TV station and radio station run by students along with a large number of sports, with these having a particularly highly reputation. There are also a number of intramural recreational sports and fitness classes available. Performing arts groups range from dance to performance and many others while there are faith and cultural groups for those with articular interests as well as political groups involved in various matters both nationally and internationally.

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