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As a specialist postgraduate university located at the heart of the UK's Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford arc, our world-class programmes, unrivalled facilities, close links with business, industry and governments, and international outlook all combine to attract students and teaching staff from around the globe.

Did you know Cranfield has been providing teaching, research and consultancy in the area of agrifood for more than 50 years? Explore our expertise and teaching in water, energy and environment

Cranfield has a distinctive approach to manufacturing research, education and training. We combine expertise in design, technology and management along with research into materials sciences together, all with a focus on manufacturing. Find our more about manufacturing, transport and aerospace at Cranfield. 

Each year our students have had the chance to attend the Edie Sustainability Leaders Forum. The event features case studies, workshops and interactive discussions allowing participants to network and connect with other sustainability professionals to accelerate change. You can find out more on the Cranfield School of Management website.

What's new?

School of Aerospace Transport and Manufacturing

New Aerospace MSc course videos

Two new videos have been added to Cranfield University YouTube channel and are embedded into the MSc webpages:

Thermal Power and Propulsion MSc - YouTube
Hear from Professor Pachidis and Dr Nalianda on why students should choose Cranfield University for a propulsion and power MSc. This course covers anything and everything relating to current and future power and propulsion systems. Four course options are available enabling specialist careers in gas turbine engineering. March and October intakes are available.

Advanced Air Mobility Systems MSc -  YouTube
Dr Panagiotakopoulos explains how this course covers air traffic management modernisation, the allowing and enabling of safe and 
seamless integration of new aerial vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and uncrewed traffic management.

Aerospace MSc student recruitment webinars
Webinars delivered by Course Directors, including current students and alumni, are currently being set up and will be available 
from the Events listings webpage soon to book. They will also be advertised on the MSc course pages.

Astronautics and Space Engineering MSc, 11:30, 5 May 2022

Aerospace Vehicle Design MSc, and Aerospace Dynamics MSc, 11:30, 31 May 2022

School of Water, Energy and Environment

We continue to offer a host of excellent scholarships to attract a high calibre of students to our courses. 
These scholarships are targeted at those students who want to develop a career in achieving a more sustainable world for all. 
Our alumni are making a difference around the world, and we want to ensure that we continue to provide excellent students with 
the skills and experience to develop as world-changing engineers, scientists and managers.

To ensure we keep that vibrant learning environment we have developed scholarship opportunities suitable for applicants from all over the world.

Renewable Energy -  RE Professor's Scholarship
Deadline: 13 June 2022

Advanced Mechanical Engineering -  AME Professor's Scholarship
Deadline: 13 June 2022

Advanced Chemical Engineering -  ACE Professor's Scholarship
Deadline: 13 June 2022
What our students say:

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School of Management 

Cranfield School of Management retains prestigious AACSB accreditation

Cranfield School of Management retains prestigious AACSB accreditation. Cranfield retains the prestigious AACSB accreditation for another five years!  
This achievement secures our status as a world-leading management school, remaining one of the elite business schools to hold a triple 
accreditation for quality. Read the full press release here.

Prospective students can read about Cranfield School of Management student experiences on our blog hub. Our most recent blog is from MSc Management student, Benny who reflects on his journey from India to Cranfield, and his first semester at Cranfield School of Management. Read the full article here.

School of Defence and Security

New courses being launched this year:

MSc Scholarships

In celebration of the recent £7.2m investment in the Forensic Programme at the Cranfield campus, 
Cranfield University are awarding five scholarships to attract the most talented postgraduate students to study 
for an MSc degree on our world-leading Forensic and Counterterrorism Programmes. Scholarships are available for 
both UK and International students and awards are made for a maximum duration of one calendar year for full time study. 

MSc scholarships


British Council Scholarships awarded to Cranfield University to support Women in STEM
For a second year running, Cranfield University has successfully won scholarships through the British Council’s Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Scholarship programme.
Cranfield University is offering five fully-funded scholarships for female students from Turkey to study for a master’s degree at its UK campus.

The Earthshot Prize: search begins for innovative solutions to repair our planet
Cranfield University has been selected to help search for solutions to repair and regenerate our planet, as an official nominator for the 2022 Earthshot Prize. Launched by Prince William and The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Earthshot Prize is the most prestigious environmental prize in the world. 

James Webb Space Telescope launches with mirrors developed using Cranfield University’s ultra-precision engineering expertise
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is an unprecedented scientific instrument that will see further into the universe than anything else ever built. 
Paul Shore, FREng, Director at Cranfield spin-out Loxham Precision Limited and Head of Engineering at the National Physical Laboratory, said: “Cranfield developed the manufacturing capability and produced all the MIRI spectrometer mirrors. This amounted to 132 flight mirrors on 24 substrate components, together with a full set of flight spares. The development of the JWST MIRI optics, from initial samples, through to the delivery, was performed by the Cranfield team within a three-year period.”

NASA Selects New Astronaut Recruits to Train for Future Missions
Cranfield Alum Jack Hathaway (MSc Flight Dynamics 2014) has been selected as a new NASA astronaut candidate for future missions.  Profile of Jack Hathaway (MSc Flight Dynamics 2014).

Agent Online Application Portal - Registration for our approved Agents here!

This is a significant investment in our student recruitment capability and will provide a better and faster applicant experience.

It includes a dedicated agent and partner portal to make it easier for you to manage your students' applications. The portal contains dedicated application links and will give you the ability to upload supporting documentation and track decisions.

You can now set up and manage who has access to the portal within your organisation. It is simple to use and a short user guide that explains how it all works is available below.

Cranfield University Students Facebook

Please don’t forget to encourage our 2021/22 student applicants to join our Cranfield University Students Facebook group!

Cranfield’s Student Immigration and Funding Team can offer support and guidance to international students who require a visa to study in the UK, as well as post-study visa support.

Within the Student Immigration and Funding Team we’re available to offer information, advice and guidance to Tier 4 students for post-study visa options, some of which are:

Cranfield careers advice

The Cranfield Careers Service is available to all current students and lifelong support is also offered to our alumni. Cranfield subscribes to Student Circus to ensure that our students are well prepared to secure a job in the UK. For example, after completing his MSc in Water and Wastewater Engineering in 2019, Kelvin Mutai successfully secured a place as a Graduate Civil Engineer at Mott MacDonald, Cambridgeshire - a global engineering, management and development consultancy. He described the support he received as “supportive, personalised and genuine.”