Information for students from Hong Kong (SAR) 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 Hong Kong (SAR).

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 Hong Kong (SAR) thinking of studying in the UK. Students from Hong Kong (SAR) 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 students also enjoy campus live and get involved in a wide variety of activities run by Chinese Cranfield Student Association.

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 Hong Kong (SAR)

  • 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 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:

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 and Summer programmes each year to offer holders:

Funding overview

There are a number of funding opportunities available to students from Hong Kong (SAR) wishing to study at Cranfield including:

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 
Amber Education (Hong Kong) 
Services  Ltd
Room 1208, 
Tai Yau Building, 
No. 181 Johnson Road, 
Wan Chai, 
T: +852-23779111
Structural Training Ltd T/A 
GET Edcuation Consultancy
UMTA, 9F, Harbour Commercial Building, 
122 Connaught Road, 
Central Hong Kong

UniEd Smart Study
Centre Sdn. Bhd (trading as AUG)
Room 1921, 19th Floor,
One Grand Tower,
639 Nathan Road,
Mongkok, Kowloon,
Hong Kong
T:+85 223921592
SIUK  4007 Central Plaza,
18 Harbour Road,
Hong Kong
BEO Room 1208,
Tai Yau Building,
No 181 Johnston
Road, Wan Chai,
Hong Kong
T: +852 2153 9486
Get Education
(Structural Training Ltd)
 UMTA, 9F,
Harbour Commercial
Building, 122
Connaught Road,
Central Hong Kong

Country visits

Representatives from Cranfield regularly visit Hong Kong (SAR). We attend education exhibitions, visit universities and talk to prospective students and their families.

If you are already studying in the UK, our Open Days provide the ideal opportunity to visit the campus and meet staff and students.