Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The module aims to give students an understanding of the fundamental principles, definitions and theory which underpin the academic study of transport. It provides an understanding of the ways in which legislation, economic, social and demographic factors all affect the governance, funding provision and use of transport services and infrastructure. Likewise, the module will provide an understanding of the relationship between logistics and transport management and the basic principles and policies underpinning the movement of goods and passengers.
Nature of goods – hazardous materials, perishable goods, livestock, high value good
By the end of this module, students should be able to:
Understand the interplay between the public and private transport sectors, society and individuals
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