The Master of Science programme in Intelligent Transport and Logistics Systems aims to prepare highly qualified professionals capable of providing top-grade services and expertise in the dynamic and fast-expanding field of intelligent transportation and logistics. The specific goal of the programme contents is to integrate technology into transportation and logistics systems, thus increasing efficiency, safety, mobility, and customer satisfaction, while minimizing the impact on the environment. Graduates of this programme will have a wide choice of challenging career opportunities in transportation and logistics sector.
Some of the features that distinguishes this programme are:
The MITLS programme comprises 36 credit hours distributed as follows: 18 hours core courses, 6 hours electives. In addition, MITLS students may opt for either OPTION 1 DISSERTATION [12 credits] or OPTION 2 APPLIED PROJECT [6 credits] as classified in the study plan.
|Course title||Credit hours|
|Fundamentals of Transport and Logistics Systems||3|
|Optimization Techniques in Transport and Logistics||3|
|Urban Mobility and Smart Cities||3|
|Geographical Information Systems for Transportation||3|
|Mobile and Networks Communication for Transport Systems||3|
|Internet of Things||3|
|Innovation Project Management||3|
|Traffic and Transport Safety||3|
|Logistics in Supply Chains||3|
|Transportation Policy, Strategy and Regulations||3|
|Data Analytics for Smart and Connected Cities||3|
|Connected and Automated Vehicles||3|
|Dissertation in Intelligent Transportation and Logistics Systems*||12|
|Applied Project in Intelligent Transportation and Logistics Systems**||12|
|Total credit hours||36|
* OPTION 1 DISSERTATION [12 credits] and two Major electives
** OPTION 2 APPLIED PROJECT [6 credits] and four Major electives
Admission to Ahlia University (AU) is selective based on academic achievements. Applications are welcomed from all students regardless of race, colour, gender, religion, nationality, physical or learning disability. Admission is purely based on merit.
Ahlia University accepts Master programme applicants holding undergraduate degrees to join the University as new students provided that they meet the entry and application requirements set by the University and are in-line with the Bahraini Higher Education Council requirements.
Only successful applicants in the interview will be considered for admission. The Admissions Committee reserves the right to stipulate deficiency requirements to any applicant offered admission where, in the judgment of the Committee, the mastery of the relevant subject matter has not been conclusively demonstrated by the academic transcript.
The applicants who meet the following programme specific admission requirements will be admitted to the MSc in Intelligent Transportation and Logistics Systems (MITLS) programme.
|Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) requirement||
|Application Fee||BD 40|
|Registration Fee||BD 300|
|Foundation Courses (if applicable)||BD 960|
|Fee of 36 credit hours||BD 7,920|