Study at Cranfield University

Think Engineering – Think Cranfield | Think Top Management – Think Cranfield

  • Cranfield is one of only a few universities in the world to own and run its own airport, maintaining an aerospace heritage stretching back more than 70 years
  • Cranfield’s Crash Impact Centre is one of just three FIA-approved test centres in the world, crash-testing Formula One cars. The Structural Integrity Laboratory studies the mechanical behaviour of components and material samples up to 250,000 tonnes and has machines unique to any university in Europe
  • 4,600+ students from over 100 Countries study at Cranfield
  • Student staff ratio of 5:1 is one of the best in the world, ensuring personal attention
  • Cranfield University is the ONLY postgraduate University in the UK – its a mature postgraduate world class study environment – Imagine the exchange of knowledge from the experienced in your own classroom!
  • Through many partnerships, applied research projects, executive education, and professional development programmes, Cranfield has developed mutually beneficial relationships with around 1,500 companies and organisations.  These include successful global businesses like Airbus, Jaguar Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, Unilever, easyJet, Coca-Cola, and the UK Civil Aviation Authority
  • The Cranfield University Technology Park, next to the Cranfield campus, is a centre for innovation and is home to more than 50 companies

Aerospace / Automotive / Production – Special Mention:

Out of all the postgraduate students in the UK, 47% study for their MSc in Aerospace Engineering at Cranfield, 24% study for their MSc in Automotive Engineering and 16% study for their MSc in Production and Manufacturing

Aerospace – Students can select one of the following programmes:

Advanced Lightweight Structures and Impact MSc
Advanced Materials MSc
Advanced Mechanical Engineering MSc
Advanced Motorsport Engineering MSc
Aerospace Dynamics MSc
Aerospace Manufacturing MSc
Aerospace Materials MSc
Aerospace Vehicle Design MSc
Air Transport Management MSc
Airport Planning and Management MSc
Defence Simulation and Modelling MSc


Cranfield School of Management:

Cranfield School of Management is one of an elite group of business schools worldwide to hold triple accreditations from: EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA

MBA Ranking

2nd in the UK in Forbes’ ranking of The Best International MBAs: One-YearPrograms. Its ahead of Oxford (Said MBA) and Warwick and next only to Cambridge (Judge MBA)

4th in the UK, 12th in Europe and 49th in the World in The Economist’s full-time MBA ranking 2016.

9th in the UK, 17th in Europe and 53rd in the world in the Financial Times 2017 ranking of full-time MBA programmes1st in the world for Economics and 9th in the world for value for money.

14th in the world and 4th in the UK in Bloomberg’s Best International Business Schools ranking 2016.

Management MSc – Ranking

Ranked 1st in the UK and 7th in the world in The Economist Which MBA? Masters in Management (MiM) 2017 ranking

Finance and Management MSc – Ranking

In the Financial Times Masters in Finance Pre-experience ranking 2017:

Ranked 6th in the UK and 29th in the world

Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc – Ranking

Ranked 1st outside the US and 12th globally in the Supply Chain Management World ‘University 100’ annual survey 2016, and 2nd in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the Top 20 Supply Chain Management annual survey 2016, for providing young people in this field with the skills and mix of expertise required to develop as supply chain leaders of the future

You can study a range of postgraduate (MBA, MSc, MTech, MDes) and research degrees across the following fields of study at Cranfield University:

  • Management
  • Aerospace
  • Defence And Security
  • Energy And Power
  • Environment And Agrifood
  • Manufacturing
  • Transport Systems
  • Water


Cranfield offers a list of scholarships for international students including specific scholarships for Indian students eg. The GREAT Cranfield University Scholarship India 2017 is jointly funded by Cranfield University and the British Council. Five scholarships of £5,000 each for Indian students are available.

For more information on Cranfield scholarship application, fill the form on this page and our representative will get back to you

Entry Requirements:

Masters at Cranfield: At least 65% in the Bachelors degree. GMAT is not required. For most programmes, Cranfield conducts a telephonic interview. Students are encouraged to contact us and discuss their profile before making an application. Students can call us at +91 9820864001 (10am to 6:30pm – Mon to Sat)

MBA at Cranfield: Cranfield MBA additionally needs at least 3 years of work experience (after graduation). The age range is 24 to 48 years with the average age being 32 years. GMAT is required

English Language Proficiency: All students need to take the IELTS test or an equivalent English test (eg. PTE, TOEFL)

Student Speaks

Pranjal Chavarkar, MSc Management and Entrepreneurship, Sep 2017 Intake

It has been a super awesome experience at ILW till now. Vishal Sir and his team at ILW have been a great great help. Really good quality, quick and personalized services. They actually recommend genuinely good quality universities and don’t just blindly follow the rankings. I got an offer from the best university I could get for my career path – Cranfield University – and its highly ranked as well! Overall its been wonderful to be associated to ILW, I have already recommended them to my friends and will continue to!

Mansi Patil, MSc Strategic Marketing, Sep 2016 (Scholarship: 5000 Pounds)

Studying at Cranfield has been an exceptionally rewarding experience. You learn under some of world’s most distinguished faculties and the facilities are classy! When you are in the UK and you say that you are Cranfield student, that simply does the talking and you are taken seriously.

I am also very thankful to ILW team for their help. I had some really top offers from various UK Universities. ILW categorically helped me select Cranfield University which turned out to be the best choice. From filling in the applications, to improving my SOP, resume, scholarship application, providing mock interview rounds, and also helping me meet representatives from various UK Universities, the support was simply phenomenal. I recommend everyone to go to ILW at least once before finalizing their counsellors.

Dhruvesh Shah, MSc Process Systems Engineering, Sep 2015

Cranfield has some of the best facilities in the world. Being an only postgraduate university, the student crowd is mature and the discussions are extremely thought provoking! The lecturers are the best in their field and you really do acknowledge a scale of understanding that drives you and your learning. The academic curriculum is exhaustive and the range of projects, assignments is extensive. The connections you make with some top world class companies that visit brings you a wholesome of knowledge which can’t be imagined. I am now working at L&T in India and I can see how the knowledge gained from Cranfield is helping me grow and be part of some exceptional projects. Thanks Cranfield!

Thanks ILW for suggesting that I should aim for Cranfield University and helping me with the entire process.