TRAIL courses: ECTS – TUD GS credits

Decision awarding TUD GS credits to TRAIL courses – Oct 2015

Introduction to TRAIL and the PhD student process (0.5d) TRAIL S 0.25 0.5 discipline/research
I TRAIL Basic Courses 0 By Part 2 ECTS 3 TUD GS credits3,4 TUD GS category
TRAIL Fundamental Domain Knowledge (4d) 1, 5
OML D 1 – 4 4 – 5 discipline
TRAIL Theories and Methods (3d)
TRAIL T, M 1 – 3 3 – 5 discipline/research6
II General TRAIL Courses 1 By Part 2 ECTS 3 TUD GS credits3,4 TUD GS category
TRAIL Data-analysis and Statistics (3d) 5 TRAIL S 1 – 3 3 – 5 discipline/research
Machine Learning (4d) 5 OML M 1 – 4 4 – 5 discipline/research
TRAIL Writing a Literature Review in the TIL Domain (2d) TRAIL S 1 – 4 2 – 5 discipline/research
Societal Relevance of your PhD Research (1d) TRAIL S 0.25 – 1 0.5 – 2 discipline/research
Writing and Publishing a TRAIL Research Article (1d) TRAIL S 0.5 – 1 1 – 2 discipline/research
Discrete Choice Analysis: micro-econometrics and machine learning approaches (3d) TRAIL T 2 3 discipline/research
Stated Choice Data Collection (2) TRAIL M 1 2 discipline/research
Transport Innovations (1d) TRAIL D 1 – 2 1 – 3 discipline
III TRAIL Specialisation Courses 1 By Part 7 ECTS 3 TUD GS credits3,4 TUD GS category
Traffic Flow Phenomena (3d) TRAIL I 1 – 3 3 – 5 discipline
Behavioural Aspects in Transport (1d) TRAIL I 0.5 – 1 1 – 2 discipline
Transport Logistics Modelling (4d) 5
OML L 1 – 4 4 – 5 discipline/research
Facility Logistics Management (4d) 5 OML L 1 – 4 4 – 5 discipline
Quantitative Modelling and Analysis of Supply Chains (4d) 5 OML L 1 – 4 4 – 5 discipline/research
Advanced Inventory Theory (4d) 5 OML L 1 – 4 4 – 5 discipline
Freight Transport Management (4d) 5 OML L 1 – 4 4 – 5 discipline
Passenger Transport Systems (4d)
OML L 1 – 4 4 – 5 discipline

1 Between brackets number of course days

2 D= Domain Knowledge
T = Theory
M = Methodology
S = Skills

3 First number = participated in course   –   second number = participated in course & passed assignment/exam

4 The Promotor decides about the number of TUD GS credits to be administered in DMA

5 Courses given by TRAIL and Research School Beta within the Graduate Program Operations Management and Logistics (GP-OML).

6 PhD student can choose either category, since TRAIL ‘methodology’ and ‘skills’ courses are strongly linked  to the TRAIL ‘discipline’

7 T: Transport, I: Infrastructure, L: Logistics

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