Information for Uganda students wishing to study a postgraduate course at Cranfield University.
Cranfield University has a vibrant international community and is historically a popular destination for students from Uganda. We currently have 16 students from Uganda studying with us.
As an exclusively postgraduate university, Cranfield represents a unique offering for Ugandan students thinking of studying in the UK. Ugandan 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.
In 2015, Cranfield University has received the prestigious award in recognition of its education and research on water and sanitation for developing countries over a 25-year period. One of the projects acknowledged as part of the award includes the innovative Nano Membrane Toilet which the university has pioneered in conjunction with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Read more about the Nano Membrane Toilet project
Cranfield provides a professional working environment and our Ugandan students also enjoy campus life and get involved in a wide variety of activities run by Cranfield Student Association.
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 Uganda
- 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
To study for a formal award at Cranfield you will need to demonstrate that you can communicate effectively in English in an academic environment. Applicants who have successfully completed an undergraduate qualification from a recognised English speaking university are not usually required to take an English test, however Admissions will assess each application on a case by case basis and the University may require you to take an English test if we are not satisfied that your application demonstrates a suitable level of competency.
Please note that requirements may change from time to time and are subject to UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) policy.
For full details visit our English language requirements section.
There are a number of funding opportunities available to students from Uganda 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.
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Representatives from Cranfield regularly visit Uganda. 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.
Cranfield partners with a number of in-country funding bodies, Government agencies, academic institutions and NGOs to set up dedicated Scholarships. These are in addition to Scholarships offered by the British Council.
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme: Students from developing countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK can apply for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for master’s study, jointly supported by Cranfield University.
Please visit our fees and funding web page for further details.