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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Energy Engineering

Course type


Course Summary

This course combines Cranfield’s expertise in energy and power with the School of Management’s worldwide reputation in leadership development. The University’s industrial-scale facilities include an ocean systems laboratory, gas turbine plant, anaerobic digestion plant and high temperature coating test facilities, which enable us to provide a unique platform for energy research and learning. Participants will gain an invaluable insight into the changing global energy landscape and the challenges it faces. In addition they will develop their leadership capabilities within the context of the energy industry. This knowledge will allow our students to capitalise on the exciting career opportunities this expanding sector has to offer.

Our full-time one-year MBA Energy programme is designed for professionals with at least three years' work experience and suits people who recognise that business success is about people, about collaboration, intrapersonal and interpersonal intelligence; Want a 'real world' business education where learning theories, tools and techniques are complemented by learning to apply them in real business situations; Are motivated to become better leaders, team players and individuals, and who are committed to developing themselves and others; Have a keen interest or background in the energy sector.

The Cranfield Full-time MBA Energy will help you to create and implement your own leadership development plan, setting a vision for where you want to be professionally and how you are going to get there; Prepare for and find a professional role that suits you based on your personality, skills, experience and career aspirations; Develop a sophisticated understanding of the core aspects of business with a particular focus on the energy sector, as well as enhance your soft skills such as self-awareness, teamwork and resilience; Discover the confidence and competence to take on new challenges, and raise the level of your ambition; Build relationships with and learn from experienced, like-minded professionals from all around the world. Your career: We will help you not only to secure your first role post-MBA, but to plan for a successful lifelong career. With the support of our career development team, you will work out where you want to be professionally and how to get there. You will learn to identify the fit between what you have to offer and what is required by employers, to differentiate yourself and pitch yourself.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The module, as part of the MBA Programme will provide the depth and rigor necessary to properly understand and analyse real world business situations. You will be able to operate as a successful manager by gaining an insight into economic thinking, in particular a clear understanding of efficiency and the working of markets. By looking at organisational behaviour, personal development and strategy, you will draw on microeconomic theories in order to gain insights in to how people are motivated and markets work.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students will need to have a minimum of three years' post-qualification work experience; A good degree and / or professional qualification; Students who do not have a degree are welcomed provided they can demonstrate high levels of achievement, exceptional career progression or evidence of leadership potential.

Department profile

A world-leader in management education, research and consultancy for over 50 years, Cranfield School of Management is an exclusively postgraduate business school whose mission is to improve the practice of management. We have a global reputation for developing high-performing leaders in technology and management – encouraging them to transform their organisations and wider society. Renowned for our strong links with industry, Cranfield is...more