Information for Canadian students wishing to study a postgraduate programme at Cranfield University.
Cranfield University has a vibrant international community and has a number of Canadian students studying here across a range of subjects. We currently have 21 students from Canada studying with us.
96% of our graduates are employed or in further study.
As an exclusively postgraduate university with a student to staff ratio of 7:1 that is one of the best for any university in the UK and the world, Canadian students 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 provides a professional working environment but our American students also enjoy campus life and get involved in a wide variety of clubs, societies and associations.
English language requirements
You will need to provide evidence of your competency in English that meets the requirements for the course you have applied for. Applicants who have successfully completed an undergraduate qualification from a recognised English speaking university are not usually required to take an English test.
Otherwise you will need to provide a satisfactory English test result. Some courses require a higher test score, please check the course page for details. Our minimum requirements are as follows:
- IELTS Academic - 6.5 overall
- TOEFL - 92
- Pearson PTE Academic - 65
- Cambridge English Scale - 180
- Cambridge English: Advanced - C
- Cambridge English: Proficiency - C
- Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English III - minimum overall score of pass
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).
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 and Summer programmes each year to offer holders:
There are a number of funding bodies in Canada which provide financial aid to support postgraduate study in the UK and these include a range of sponsors that we have agreements with:
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.
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Representatives from Cranfield make regular visits to Canada throughout the year. We attend education exhibitions, visit universities and talk to prospective students and their families.
Please view our events calendar to find out when we will next be visiting.
If you are already studying in the UK, our Open Days provide the ideal opportunity to visit the campus and meet staff and students.
UK visa application from Canada
We also offer more advice and guidance on our visa and immigration page. There you will find contact information for the Student Immigration and funding team who can offer support and advise.