Cranfield’s experience and expertise in energy and power embraces all aspects of the industry, from our ongoing reliance on oil and gas, to the growing contribution of renewable sources of energy. Whether you are interested in engineering, oil and gas, clean energy or renewable energy, we can prepare you to play your part in this increasingly important industry, which is of fundamental, global significance for society and the environment.

Studying at Cranfield

Our extensive portfolio of postgraduate degrees are designed with employers to meet industry needs. Available to study on a full or part-time basis, they combine high-calibre teaching with practical work experience, giving you an unparalleled competitive edge. We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries, making postgraduate study more accessible and ensuring that we attract a high calibre of students to our courses. In addition, we offer a wide range of CPD short courses for those wishing to enhance or refresh their current skills.

Explore our portfolio of postgraduate Energy and Power courses

Explore our portfolio of Energy and Power CPD short courses

People and industry

We attract high-quality staff from around the world - many are leaders in their area of expertise. The diverse mix of backgrounds, cultures and experiences creates a rich teaching and research environment.

Career progression

The worldwide focus on energy security and sustainable alternatives to conventional fossil fuels has resulted in a wealth of employment opportunities for professionals looking to develop a career in an exciting, forward-thinking industry.

Our graduates are highly employable and can expect to develop significant careers as professional scientists, consultants, managers or engineers across energy production, offshore oil and gas exploration, renewable energy, distribution and demand management.

Previous students have gone on to jobs within prestigious institutions including: EDF, Ford Motor Company, GE Oil and Gas, GE Renewable Energy, Rolls-Royce Marine AS, Schlumberger, Shell Petroleum, Tesco.

Global alumni networks

When you chose to study at Cranfield you become part of our diverse, dynamic and unique global alumni network.

Key facts about Energy and Power at Cranfield

  • We are leading an international collaboration examining the potential for low-carbon hydrogen as a clean fuel for the future. The HyPER project includes construction of a state-of-the-art 1.5 MWth pilot plant on campus. 
  • Due to our unique facilities and expertise in the fields of coatings and combustion, we were part of a research project looking at commercial deployment of systems that would form part of the next generation of low / zero emissions Integrated Gasicfication Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plants.