Cranfield University is one of the world’s leading universities for defence and security education, research and consultancy. Our academics’ expertise ranges from energetics and forensic sciences to international stabilisation and cyber security. With an unrivalled reputation for defence education, research and consultancy, our expertise is trusted by governments, armed forces, industry and security services around the world.
World-class, state-of-the-art facilities
Several unique facilities and large-scale test environments, including those on the Ministry of Defence site at Shrivenham, are used by our students and clients for exceptional research. They include the Guided Weapons Hall, with an extensive selection of complete missile systems; and Cranfield Ordnance Test and Evaluation Centre (COTEC), where materials and weapons are tested and evaluated for government agencies, defence suppliers and manufacturers.
An exclusively postgraduate university, Cranfield offers students the opportunity to choose from areas it is most passionate about- including aerospace, defence and security, energy and power, environment and agrifood, manufacturing, transport systems & water. Cranfield works closely with global industry companies which can open doors for its students.
Our usual on-campus Open Days have moved – online! We will give you the best possible experience to help in your decision-making process for postgraduate study and research. Join us on 3 June to talk with a wide range of academics and staff from key services such as admissions, student support and alumni.