The objectives of the programme are to:

(a)  train undergraduates broadly in the field of transportation as a basic infrastructure for technological and economic development;

(b)  emphasize the application of science and technology to the engineering and materials development of the transport sector;

(c)  apply the principles and theory of management and allied disciplines like accounting, production, marketing, human resources and operations management for optimum economic efficiency in the transport sector;

(d) train undergraduates in the technological development of transport;

(e)  educate undergraduates on the role of the government, national, international and non-government organizations in planning, management and control of transport;

(f)  enable students gain knowledge of transport infrastructural planning, air transport management and road freight transport management; and water transport management; and 

(g)  provide a strong academic base for post-graduate study in transport management.