Choosing your master’s degree in Aerospace

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Cranfield University is at the forefront of the global aerospace technology industry and has provided world-class postgraduate education and training over 75 years.

Over half of all aerospace engineering master's students in the UK study at Cranfield each year and we provide the largest selection of specialist aerospace postgraduate degrees in the UK. Our aerospace and aviation master’s programmes attract students from around the world, drawn by the combination of academic excellence and strong industry focus. Our work embraces the entire spectrum of aviation, helping to define and deliver the Aircraft of the Future, the Airport of the Future, the Airline of the Future and Airspace Management of the Future. 

Explore our wide range of aerospace courses where each MSc page has detailed information providing links to student blogs and video content to help you make your career decision.

Next steps on your aerospace postgraduate journey

Why choose an Aerospace MSc at Cranfield University

1. Careers
UK number 2 for graduate employment (DLHE longitudinal 2017). Recognised through a combination of industry relevance, academic excellence, the reputation of our graduates and the support from our Career Development Service. Our alumni go on to enjoy careers in aerospace, aviation and space related industries. 

2. Group projects
A unique component of many of our MSc courses, many sponsored by industry. These projects provide an invaluable experience of delivering a collaborative project in a team environment, designed to mimic typical sector working environments.

3. Industry links
Our specialist master’s courses are designed in close collaboration, and reviewed annually, by a panel of industry partners and experts to ensure content remains industry-relevant to ensure you will be career ready when graduating.

4. Accredited courses
Many of our courses are accredited by leading institutions to help you on your future path to chartered status.

5. Facilities
Our unique facilities support both our education and research. There has been over £100m of recent investment in the new Digital Aviation Research and Technology Centre (DARTeC) and the Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC). In addition to our global research airport, we have a 1799m runway, our own aircraft and academic flying staff, aircraft navigation service provider and fuel farm. We additionally house a range of wind tunnels and flight simulators. 

6. Flight experiences
On selected MScs you’ll have the opportunity to participate in the Student Experience Flight and conduct in-flight experiments in the National Flying Laboratory Centre.

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This MSc course was interesting and coherent, and the cutting edge technology tailored towards aeronautical industry’s upcoming developments. I had the opportunity to experience new challenges and work on impressively ambitious projects which were highly rewarding. It provided me with the skills and knowledge I needed to start my career, and I found the job I wanted immediately after completing the MSc. Moreover, with brilliant staff and outstanding facilities, Cranfield is a wonderful place to study.


Cranfield gives good teachers, interesting lectures, updated group projects with the best technology available currently, and most importantly the perfect preparation and connection with industry that helps start your professional career.

I applied for this course as I wanted to be more refined in the computer software field. Beyond the course, I can apply what I have learned in the modules, so that I can achieve a sense of accomplishment in my study. In addition, there are many choices in the topic of the thesis which combines interest and professionalism.