Master of Transportation Sciences

Free online course | Take transportation to a higher level

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What if traffic volumes continue to increase due to growing populations or what if the government bans the sale of all fuel-based cars in the near future? Transportation is one of our future most important challenges. Find out in our MOOC ‘Transportation systems and policy’ how we can turn this challenge into an opportunity to reduce carbon emissions, minimize congestion and improve road safety.

  • 6 modules
  • free high quality learning materials
  • individual & collaborative assignments
  • online discussion & (peer)feedback
  • (inter)action

The next step: Master of Transportation Sciences

Successfully completing this MOOC will count towards official UHasselt credits. The course 'Transportation systems and policy' is part of the preparation programme of the Master of Transportation Sciences (more info on the study programme).

Students who successfully complete the MOOC, can register for an exam at Hasselt University. The exam is held on campus - not online - at the start of your master studies. If you succeed for the exam, you can earn the credits for the course 'Transportation systems and policy'. By completing the MOOC before joining us on campus you can: 

  • get familiar with our multi-disciplinary approach to transportation
  • prepare your self for the exam of the preparatory course 'Transportation systems and policy' 
  • lighten your study load

Practical Information on joining the online course

A part of the digital learning materials are available online throughout the academic year. To make the MOOC a collaborative experience (with group discussions, feedback from other students, interactive sessions etc.), to officially complete assignments and to prepare for the exam there will be guided "runs" were you can participate. The next run is scheduled for October 2017. If you want to be updated on all news regarding the MOOC and join the next run please let us know:!

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Please note that the information provided on this website is intended for informational purposes only and may be subject to changes.