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Cranfield University is an exclusively postgraduate UK university with long-standing relationships with some of the most prestigious global companies. Our close collaboration with industry, and passion for the areas we operate in, will help your career.
We have more than 200 doctoral students and 400 MSc Aerospace students drawn from universities around the world. We are the UK’s top destination for aerospace engineering postgraduate students and the largest provider of accredited aerospace degree courses.
At the forefront of the global aerospace technology industry we have provided world-class postgraduate education and training for over 70 years. Together with our commercial arm, Cranfield Aerospace Solutions Ltd, we have the unique capability and approvals to design, build and fly innovative aircraft systems. Our aerospace MSc courses are a perfect illustration of the breadth and depth of our aerospace portfolio, providing you with skills and expertise valued around the world. Within a number of courses there are a range of options to suit individual interests.
Cranfield has unrivalled links with industry. Our specialist, sector-facing master’s courses are set up and developed in close collaboration with industry partners, ensuring the content of our courses remain industry-relevant and employers remain impressed with your business-readiness.
Our students benefit from our extensive contacts and track record of close collaboration with government and the aerospace sector. These links include industrial advisory panels and project sponsors. Our group projects provide you with invaluable experience of delivering a collaborative piece of work in a team environment. With the assistance of industry, group projects are designed to mimic typical working environments within the sector.
Our alumni go on to enjoy successful careers in aerospace, space and associated industries. Many senior employees in global aerospace organisations around the world have a connection to Cranfield.
Aerospace Specialist technical facilities include the Aerospace Integration Research Centre Co-funded by Airbus, Rolls-Royce and the Higher Education Funding Council for England, a £35 million collaboration between industry and academia is developing the breakthrough solutions that will radically change the design of aircraft in the future. In addition to our runway, global research airport, wind tunnels and flight simulators, our newest research facility opening soon, the £67 million Digital Aviation Research and Technology Centre (DARTeC). This will address the challenges and opportunities offered by digital aviation technology.
Our work embraces the entire spectrum of aviation, combining academic excellence and strong industry focus. We create an ideal post-graduate learning environment for you to pursue your Masters or PhD qualification in aerospace to launch take you into the next stage of your career.
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There are no other courses that provide dedicated specialist training in the design and analysis of advanced lightweight and composite structures in aerospace… Read more
This new and unique course covers a wide range of applications focused on aerospace computational aspects. As mirrored by developments in the motorsport industry, within the next five years there will be a demand for engineers and leaders who will be using 100% digital techniques for aeronautical design and testing. Read more
The key technological achievement underlying the development and growth of the aerospace industry has been the design and development of efficient and economical propulsion systems. Read more
This MSc aims to build up your knowledge of the design of flying vehicles such as aircraft, missiles, airships and spacecraft. Select from one of three specialist options and excel in a growing aerospace industry. Read more
To design modern efficient aircraft requires a complex combination of aerodynamic performance, lightweight durable structures and advanced systems engineering. Read more
With the ever increasing traffic density of civil aircraft, and the need for increased military precision in conflicts around the world, safer aircraft operations require more sophisticated avionic systems. Read more
Engineering software development is one of the key areas in the European information technology sector. It is a fast moving subject of crucial importance to industry and forms the basis for a wide and ever growing variety of applications. Read more
Computational Engineering Design (CED) covers the use of computers in all activities from the design to the manufacture of a product. Read more
This specialist option of the MSc Computational and Software Techniques in Engineering has been developed to deliver qualified engineers to… Read more