Transport Infrastructure and Regional Development

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
PhD
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
3
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

Transport infrastructure and developement are linkled, although the link between them is not straightforward. This course explores and analyses this link. Regional development and its measurement is scrutinized as is the monetarisation of infrastructure charging and calculatiuon of costs. The course engages the disciplines of economics, regional planning, environmental science, geography, and sociology in investigating the externalities of transportation. The course aims to provide a practical and contemporary, but yet critical introduction to this subject. It will involve the study real and contemporary examples.

Subject area

Transport (automotive aeronautics ...)

Time format

weekly-online-intensive-in-person

Educational-info

Competences

a) knowledge: the student knows the definitions and interrelations of transport infrastructure and regional developments, gets know the sustainability goals and indicators.
b) skills: the student is able to identify and calculate/evaluate the wider impacts of transport infrastructure investments on the regional development.
c) attitude: the student strives for completeness in the acquisition of knowledge, co-operates with the teacher and the other students, is open towards new and innovative ideas, researches and uses information technology and computing tools for its work.
d) independence and responsibility: in addition to the narrow professional aspects, the student also takes into account social and economic aspects in the utilization of its knowledge, asks for the professional opinions of others, makes responsible decisions in the selection of the most efficient transport investments, and takes care of the challenges responsibly.

Duration

28 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

3

Validation mode

Personal project

Maximum number of students

10

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering

Department

Department of Transport Technology and Economics

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