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.
Choosing where to study for your postgraduate degree requires a commitment in terms of both time and money. We realise the importance of not only studying a subject you are passionate about but also completing a course or research that will give you a head start in terms of future employment. That's why we encourage yo...