Postgraduate Degree Programmes at Cranfield University

We offer a variety of postgraduate degree programmes for you to advance your career. Our team will be with you whether you are studying Business Administration, Management and Entrepreneurship or one of the School of Water, Energy, and Environment courses. In addition to the entrepreneurship modules we offer a range of extra-curricular activities you can and should take part to make the most of your stay with us.

Our Programmes

2016 05 Photoshop TwoBoys Blue Teaser 01You are interested in doing an MSc degree in Entrepreneurship, learning how to start your own business, grow your family business or drive entrepreneurial growth and strategic renewal in an existing organisation through corporate entrepreneurship? Have a look at our Management and Entrepreneurship MSc, a one year programme which shares content with the Cranfield Management MSc, ranked 1st in the UK and 7th in the world in 2017 in The Economist’s Which MBA? Masters in Management (MiM) ranking. This stimulating and challenging programme is designed to provide you with a broad and practical foundation in entrepreneurship and develop your entrepreneurial mindset and capabilities.

M&LAs part of the Executive MBA and Full-time MBA at the School of Management, or the MSc Energy and C4D Programme at the School of Water, Energy, and Environment, we deliver a range of compulsory modules and electives in Entrepreneurship. The aim of these modules is to promote productive and self-sustaining entrepreneurship. To prepare for the risky, uncertain and challenging environment for new business ventures the electives take students along the entrepreneurial life cycle and provides them with a rigorous grounding in business analysis of entrepreneurship. You will learn the basics of entrepreneurship and you can either use your entrepreneurial mindset in the corporate context or advance your ideas by attending one of our free entrepreneurship workshops as part of our extracurricular activities.

Tier 1 students

Start-up Visa
The Start-up visa is for graduates who have an outstanding business idea that they wish to put into practice in the UK.

Higher education institutions are responsible for identifying and supporting graduates who have developed a genuine and credible business idea which demonstrates innovation, viability and scalability. Further information on the Start-up Visa is available on the website.

If you are a Cranfield student or graduate and would like to apply for a Start-up Visa please email:

Extra-curriculum Activities

Blackboard with lightbulbsIdeas to Innovation - i2i Programme
i2i targets PhD communities, early career researchers and mid-managers from the private and public sector. In 2019, the programme runs for the 41st time since its creation at the Cambridge-MIT Institute in 2002. On this 4-day programme, you will develop an understanding of who can benefit from your research and how to build a successful business model. We will prepare you to pitch your business idea at the end of the programme and you'll gain the confidence to enable you to apply your knowledge and skills to create new ventures or support existing ones through being proactive and innovative.

2016 05 Photoshop atriumgroup grey teaser 01StartUp Weekends
The purpose of StartUp Weekends is to provide opportunities to learn about ideas from right across the campus, build interim teams and thrash out ideas so that we can help you find viable business opportunities. We will give you the concepts you need to understand and our experienced mentors will help you over the three days to test, develop and pitch your ideas and will be giving you feedback how to progress it even further.


Entrepreneurship Speaker SeriesEntrepreneurship Speaker Series
In February and November, you will hear from three from leading entrepreneurs who will take you through their journey and the challenges they faced whilst growing their business. These events are great networking opportunities and our speakers will be delighted to answer any questions you have. Find out more.


VCICVenture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC)

VCIC is a global MBA competition that requires MBA students to act as venture capitalists. They must go through the entire VC investment process including reviewing real business plans, conducting due diligence, creating term sheets and negotiation with the real entrepreneur in a very condensed time period. For the last three years we have been the host of the Europe North Regional Finals at Cranfield. In addition, we have sent one team every year to the Europe South Regional Final.


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