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

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

 We currently have 180 students from Spain studying with us.

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 Spanish students thinking of studying in the UK. Spanish 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 and our Spanish students also enjoy campus life and get involved in a wide variety of activities run by Cranfield Student Association.

Funding overview

There are a number of funding opportunities available to students from Spain 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.

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:

Academic requirements

Entry requirements for students from Spain:

  • Grado or  Licenciatura

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.

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.

Agent representatives

Agent Address Contact information
Calle Valencia 5A
08015 Barcelona,
 T: 34 932 491383 or
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Vermillion Group
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OK Estudiante Madrid 
Calle Gran Vía ,
55, 9ºB
28013 Madrid, ESPAÑA

T: (+34) 91 547 11 55

 Tellus Intercultural Services Ltd

77 Stour Street,
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T: +44 (0) 7527167357

Raquel Rivero Canito

Cranfield gives good teachers, interesting lectures, updated group projects with the best technology available currently, and most importantly the perfect preparation and connection with industry that helps start your professional career.

Raquel Rivero Catino, Premier Field Engineer, Microsoft, Spain