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Cranfield University is an exclusive postgraduate university with the main campus situated in Cranfield, Bedfordshire, and a second site in Shrivenham, Oxfordshire. The university specialises in science, engineering, technology and management, and how these work together to benefit the world. 

81% of their research is recognised as "world leading" and "internationally excellent" by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. It has also been ranked number one in the UK for a number of subjects, including Aerospace Engineering and Production and Manufacturing Engineering, while it’s School of Management is considered one of the best in both the UK and the world in The Economist Which MBA? Masters in Management (MiM) 2017 ranking.

Students at Cranfield can study a taught or research degree full or part-time, or choose to attend a short course in the following specialist areas:

Students benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and the university's strong relationships with 1,500 companies and organisations, including Ford, British Airways and Rolls Royce. Their work informs government policy and leads the way in producing cutting edge new technologies and products in partnership with industry. 

The research and consultancy they carry out for industry, government and business provides students with a real-world learning environment, allowing them to develop as professionals and then transfer their knowledge to the global economy. 

Students benefit from plenty of one-to-one time with faculty, with the university's student to staff ratio being one of the best among institutions in the UK at 7:1. Their worldwide community is a powerful professional network with students and learners from over 167 countries. The university welcomes students from across the world and at all stages in their lives, with over half of the student population aged over 30. Over half of the students continue to work during their studies.

Register for the next Open Day and find out more about the programmes and learning environment. You’ll have the opportunity to talk the Course Director, talk to current students and explore the university and its facilities. Click here to register.

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About the Cranfield University

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.


School Of Management

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School Of Aerospace, Transport And Manufacturing

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Cranfield Defence And Security

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