M.Eng in Highway & Traffic Engineering

The Programme intends to provide students from a wide rang of backgrounds a firm grounding in the principles, techniques, issues and practice of Highway and Maintenance, thus equipping them for professional career.

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The Modules to be study include:

  •  Highway Construction & Maintenance Techniques
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Highway infrastructure Design
  • Geotechniques and Pavement Analysis
  • Systems and Operational Research Methods in Transport
  • Road Safety, Social & Environmental Evaluations
  • Project Management
  • Research Methods
  • Research Project I
  • Traffic Management & intelligent Transport Systems
  • Highway Planning & Management
  • Transport Project Planning and Appraisal
  • Urban & Regional Transport Planning
  • GIS and Geomatics in Transport Planning
  • Railway & Airport Infrastructure
  • Freight Transport & Logistics
  • Advanced Methods in Road and airfield Infrastructure Design
  • Sustainable Transport Systems

Career Progression:

The Transportation and Highway industry is currently undergoing an unprecedented expansion fuelled by worldwide economic Growth. There is an expanding need for highly skilled highway professionals. The M. Eng / PG Dip. In Highway Engineering is a highly valued qualification and graduates can expect to pursue carriers in a rang of organization in the world


Master of Science

  •  2 year – Part Time
  • 15 months – Full Time


Eligibility Requirements:

B.Sc. Eng. Degree of the university of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka in relevant field as judged by the faculty and approved by the senate;


 Any other engineering degree in a relevant field equalent to (a) above as judge by the faculty and approved by the senate;


 An equalent professional qualification, with at least one year experience in a relevant field, after obtaining such Qualifications, the recognition of the institute and the relevance of the field for this purpose shall be judged by the faculty and approved by the senate.

Financial Information:

 For the latest information on the fees, Scholarships and bursaries please refer to www.civil.mrt.ac.lk


Programme Coordinator:

Dr. G. L. D. I. De Silva


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Application Form:

Download at www.civil.mrt.ac.lk