Information for Japanese students 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 Japan.

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 Japanese students thinking of studying in the UK. Japanese 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 students also enjoy campus live and get involved in a wide variety of activities run by 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 Japan

  • Bachelor’s degree with C grades above

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

To study for a formal award at Cranfield you will need to demonstrate that you can communicate effectively in English in an academic environment. For full details visit our English language requirements section.

Funding overview

There are a number of funding opportunities available to students from Japan 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 
 BEO Co., Ltd. Okada Bldg. 
4F, 1-19-8 Shibuya, 
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0002
Additional offices in Osaka
T: 03-5367-3315
Education Tower Ltd 
5th Floor
4-3-17 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
TOKYO 160-0022 JAPAN

T: +81 03-5367-3315 (Tokyo)

T: +81(0)6-6371-111 (Osaka)

iae Global 7F/726 Humax Ebisu Building, 
Ebisu minami 1-1-1, Shibuya-ku, 
Tokyo, 150-0022, 
T:  +81 (0)3 6871 9422 
PDVL Overseas Advisory  Forest Hill East Wing 2F, 
4-18-11, Minami Aoyama, 
Tokyo, 107-0062, 
T: +8103 6864 3914
SI UK (Study International UK)  SI-UK Tokyo
Takagi Building 3F
Kamiosaki 2-15-14,
Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo-to,

Additional office in:
2F Nissei Building East
2-2-13 Shibata, Kita-ku
Osaka 530-0012, Japan
T: +81 03-5272-9143 (Tokyo)

T: +81 06-6147-5681 (Osaka)

Country visits

Representatives from Cranfield regularly visit Japan. 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.