Welcome to our valued partners

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?

Cranfield School of Management offer holders are invited to attend our interactive and informative course specific webinars to find out more about what students can expect from their chosen course of study.
This is a unique opportunity to meet the Course Director, hear from a current student and find out about our plans for 2021. This is also a great opportunity for offer holders to ask any questions they have.
To register, please click the links below:
Supply Chain Management MSc 3rd February 2021 - 10.00 - 11.00 GMT
Finance MSc 28th January 2021, 12.00 - 13.00 GMT
Mangement MSc 27th January 2021 10.00 - 11.00 GMT
Strategic Marketing MSc 2nd February 2021 11.00 - 12.00 GMT 

March 2021 intakes available on aerospace and manufacturing Masters programmes
A reminder that applications are still open for March 2021 starts on four of our most popular specialist Masters programmes. Webinars, being held in mid-January 2021 focusing on the March intake, are bookable via the URLs listed below.

Webinar, 21 January 2021

Aerospace Vehicle Design MSc
A world leading programme which enables students to focus on the technical, business and management aspects of aircraft design and development. Two specialist options are available; 1. Aircraft Design, and 2. Avionics Systems Design.
Thermal Power MSc
Delivers fundamental and applied knowledge on the design, operation and maintenance of gas turbine engines for air, sea and land applications. Four specialist options are available; 1. Aerospace Propulsion. 2. Gas Turbine Technology. 3. Power, Propulsion and the Environment. 4. Rotating Machinery, Engineering and Management.

Webinar 15 January 2021

Aerospace Manufacturing MSc
Combines Cranfield's long-standing expertise for delivering high-quality masters' programmes in both aerospace and manufacturing.

Engineering and Management of Manufacturing Systems MSc
An established course developing professionals with a thorough understanding of the processes, skills and behaviours needed to create and manage competitive manufacturing operations.

Enquiries to be forwarded to: studyaerospace@cranfield.ac.uk or studymanufacturing@cranfield.ac.uk

Upcoming School of Water Energy and Environment Webinars
Agrifood – 27th Jan 2021

Energy and Power – 28th Jan 2021

Environment – 16th Feb 2021

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.

Latest news

Below is a selection for you to highlight to students!

Sir Peter Gregson, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Cranfield University, to retire in July 2021
Professor Sir Peter Gregson will be retiring from his role as Chief Executive and Vice-Chancellor on 31 July 2021.

Cranfield partners with Jiangsu University to accelerate the green economy
The green economy in China is being boosted with the opening of the Jiangsu University Cranfield Tech Futures Graduate Institute (JSU-CU Cranfield Institute), a specialist postgraduate venture in China to train future leaders.

Etihad becomes first airline to join UK's leading digital aviation research project
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has joined the £65 million Digital Aviation Research and Technology Centre (DARTeC), due to open next year at Cranfield University.

Cranfield Airport prepares for delivery of Saab 340B aeroplane
The expansion of the Cranfield University flying fleet draws closer as its newly acquired Saab 340B plane has received its registration number and the two pilots have successfully completed their flight training.

Examining the role of culture to enhance peace and prevent future conflict
Cranfield University is co-leading a new international project to examine the role of culture and archives in enhancing possibilities for peace and preventing conflict in communities around the world.

Safe ultraviolet light could be used to sterilise high-risk COVID-19 environments
Research at Cranfield University is paving the way for a new solution to kill aerosolised COVID-19 in enclosed environments such as hospitals and long-term care facilities.

Cranfield’s academic’s research into food safety recognised by Britiish Mycological Society
Cranfield University academic, Dr Angel Medina-Vaya, has been awarded the esteemed Berkeley Award from the British Mycological Society (BMS) for his outstanding contribution to the field.

Cranfield University's annual memorial lecture celebrates its National Flying Laboratory Centre 
Cranfield University and the Royal Aeronautical Society recently held the 41st annual Handley Page Memorial Lecture, which celebrated the in-flight measurement and research conducted by the National Flying Laboratory Centre (NFLC) at the University.

Post-study visa support

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:

  • Start-up visa and Innovator visa routes for those looking to start a business in the UK after their studies;
  • Tier 2 - General Work visa for skilled jobs for anyone seeking employment with a company;
  • Or, for students finishing a PhD, there’s the Tier 4 – Doctorate Extension Scheme visa which allows students to stay in the UK and search for work.
  • 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.”