Information for students from Bahrain wishing to study a postgraduate programme at Cranfield University

Cranfield University has a vibrant international community and is historically a popular destination for students from Bahrain.

As an exclusively postgraduate university with a student to staff ratio - 7:1 that is one of the best for any university in the UK and the world, Cranfield represents a unique offering for students from Bahrain thinking of studying in the UK. Students from Bahrain at Cranfield benefit from excellent teaching delivered by our world-renowned academics, state-of-the art facilities and real-life industry projects with leading global organisations. 

Cranfield also offers students from Bahrain the opportunity to enjoy campus life and get involved in a wide variety of activities run by the Cranfield Student Association. Our experience of over four decades of working with students from the Middle East has enabled us to cater for their specific academic, religious and dietary needs.

The majority of eating outlets on campus provide Halal certified food and a mosque is available on campus that is run by the Cranfield Islamic Society. The campus has a very family-friendly environment with on-campus facilities such as a crèche, pre-school, shops and a bank. Milton Keynes is located just outside of the Cranfield campus. 


Academic requirements

Our general entry requirement is a UK Honours degree (minimum second class lower) or international equivalent. Our Admissions Office staff have extensive knowledge of a wide range of qualifications from all over the world and will assess your qualifications against our UK entry requirements. Applications are considered on an individual basis and the information provided here is intended as a general guide. Holding this level of qualification does not guarantee entry and some programmes may have higher entry requirements.

Requirements for individuals from Bahrain

  • Second Class Bachelor degree with Honours

Full entry requirements for individual courses can be found on the individual course pages. Please read them carefully as there can sometimes be additional requirements.

English language requirements

You will need to provide a satisfactory English test result that meets the requirements for the course you have applied for. Some courses require a higher test score, please check the course page for details. Our minimum requirements are as follows:

In addition to these minimum scores you are also expected to achieve a balanced score across all elements of the test. We reserve the right to reject any test score if any one element of the test score is too low.

We can only accept tests taken within two years of your registration date (with the exception of Cambridge English tests which have no expiry date).

Students requiring a Tier 4 (General) visa must ensure they can meet the English language requirements set out by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and we recommend booking a IELTS for UKVI test.

What can I do if I don't meet the English language requirement for my chosen course?

If you have taken a test but not reached the required score you may be able to attend one of our Pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses. We offer Winter/Spring and Summer programmes each year to offer holders:

Funding overview

Funding available to students from Bahrain:

For further Information and advice on funding and finance, including how to pay your fees and useful references for international applicants, please visit our Fees and Funding page.



Agent representatives

Agent Address> Contact information
Global Vision for Academic Services

Global Vision Bahrain Office
#11, 1st floor, Building #247,
Block 0336, Road 3605,
Near Alumni Club, AlAdliyah. 

E: Bahrain@visionedu.co.uk
W: www.visionedu.co.uk

 Future Graduates Ltd 188  Freshfield Avenue 
Bolton 
Greater Manchester 
BL3 3HL 

T: +44 7477 880085  | +44 7879 598223 | +965 99197310
W: www.futuregraduates.org.uk

 Education Global (EduGlobe Ltd) EduGlobe LTD,
AlKhaleej Estate, No. 200,
Jubail Industrial City,
Jubail  31961, Saudi Arabia
 W: www.eduglobe.co.uk
International Student Admissions Service

Offley Works,
1 Pickle Mews,
London,
SW9 0FJ

W: www.isaonline.org
T: +44 (0)207 840 2965
E: luke.turnell@isasonline.org
E: lucy.travers@isasonline.org