The course emphasises aspects of economic methodology relevant to the understanding of practical transport problems, in order to equip you with the relevant skills for a career in transport planning. Appraisal is a central theme through this course, which examines benefit-cost analysis and other means of assessing planning options and their use in the appraisal of transport projects and policies. Entry requirements There are no formal entry requirements if you wish to undertake this course as a stand-alone short course without the optional course assessment. If you wish to complete the course assessment you are expected to have a first degree at 2.2 level or above (or equivalent) or alternatively have industrial experience. We strongly recommend that you speak to the course tutor prior to the course if you are unsure about your suitability to complete the assessment.