Academic Courses.

Industry recognised qualifications written by industry experts and taught by industry professionals

Course brochureDo you want to: 

  • Fast-track your career?
  • Improve your job prospects?
  • Get the recognition you deserve?
  • Know more about your industry?
  • Spend time with like-minded railway professionals?

 The IRO in conjunction with  Glasgow Caledonian University offers a distance learning professional development programme in Railway Operations Management.

 The programme is structured over 3 levels:
Certificate – click here for more information
Diploma – click here for more information
Degree- click here for more information

 Watch students and industry leaders discuss how our courses can enhance your career in Railway Operations:

How do I fund it?
Details of the funding options are given on page 8 in the Course Brochure.

The IRO offers a scholarship fund that will partially or fully fund the study of several new students. Please email if you would like to apply.

You may also be eligible for student finance.  The arrangements for the funding of higher eduction are different across England, Scotland, Wales and Norther Ireland. Depending on your circumstances and location, grants or loans are available to part time students. Our Student Finance Guide aims to provide you with a few pointers and links to get you started. Click here to download a PDF of our Student Finance Guide Jan 14 or take a look at the Student Finance Guide Jan 14 – online version.

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