Cranfield University

Welcome to Cranfield University

Become a leader in your field by studying at the UK’s only exclusively postgraduate university in Technology and Management. Cranfield University features advanced technology and state-of-the-art facilities to help students on their path to a successful career.

We offer progression to Cranfield University through Kaplan International College (KIC) London.

Reasons to study at Cranfield University

81% of research ‘internationally excellent’ or 'world-leading'

Research Excellence Framework

UK #1 for Engineering and Technology postgraduates

Higher Education Statistics Agency

Links with 1,500+ businesses across 40 countries

including leading global companies such as Pfizer, Unicef and Shell

5:1 student-to-staff ratio

enjoy personal attention from academic experts

Guaranteed entry

when you pass your KIC London course at the required level with good attendance

Cranfield University subject ranking highlights

Subject areaUK rankingSource
Aeronautical, Mechanical, Chemical and Manufacturing Engineering (research output)6thResearch Excellence Framework (REF)
Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science (research impact)11thREF
Business and Management StudiesTop 25REF
International student at Cranfield University in UK

Fabiola from Brazil

Master's degree in Environmental Management for Business at Cranfield University

Studying here is a unique experience – you have the opportunity to make friends from all over the world, while improving your career prospects.

International student at Cranfield University in UK

Hande from Turkey

Master's degree in Analytical Biotechnology at Cranfield University

I have really enjoyed life in Cranfield. Studying at the University has been a fantastic experience, as the lecturers are very helpful and supportive, and have great expertise in their subject areas.

Why choose Cranfield University?

High-tech facilities

To ensure that you experience the cutting edge of your chosen discipline, Cranfield University has invested heavily in a wide range of advanced facilities and state-of-the-art technology. This even includes a fully functioning airfield, complete with a fleet of planes.

Business connections

The University has an elite business school, which is among an exclusive set globally with triple accreditation, as well as numerous connections and partnerships with companies worldwide. This makes it a great resource for students, and can help Cranfield University alumni launch rewarding careers.

Rural English life

Cranfield University gives international students the chance to experience life in England’s beautiful countryside, with plenty of outdoor pursuits for you to try. At the same time, the exciting cities of London and Birmingham are only a short train ride away.

Specialist expertise

As a postgraduate university, Cranfield gives you the chance to study a range of specialist degrees, including Aircraft Design, Automotive Engineering, Aerospace Manufacturing, Forensic Ballistics, Gas Energy and Thermal Power. A number of the University’s disciplines are unavailable anywhere else in the country.

As a Cranfield student, you will have the opportunity to work with world-leading academics and build relationships with other like-minded and ambitious people. We look forward to helping you in your career.
Cranfield University Vice Chancellor
Prof. Lynette Ryals Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)

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