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As a specialist solely postgraduate university located at the heart of the UK, our world-class MSc courses and research, unrivalled facilities, close links with business, industry and governments, and international outlook all combine to attract students and teaching staff from around the globe.

At the heart of our teaching and research is the drive to identify and deliver the changes required to achieve a brighter future for Earth. Our passion for delivering a sustainable green planet has resulted in creating solutions to real world problems that have improved the lives of millions of people around the world and created graduates that are in demand in their chosen careers.

Why Cranfield?

  • Course content is specifically tailored and designed at MSc level.
  • Taught modules, group projects, thesis projects and assessment methods are developed to solve real industrial problems.
  • Guest industrial speakers work alongside our world renown academics
  • Our courses are informed by our Industrial Advisory Panel (IAP) and regularly change to adapt to industrial needs.
  • Our staff-to-student ratio is 8:1 and both staff and students make up a varied international community
  • World-class facilities
  • Flexible learning


Food quality, safety and security are major worldwide challenges and draw increasing attention from both policy makers and businesses. Cranfield’s agrifood MSc courses are a gateway to a successful career for anyone passionate about improving the integrated nature of our food supply chains and the ongoing need to increase their economic and ecological sustainability.

Applied Bioinformatics MSc
Food Systems and Management MSc
Future Food Sustainability MSc

Energy and Sustainability

Cranfield’s experience and expertise in energy and sustainability embraces all aspects of the industry, from our ongoing reliance on oil and gas, to the growing contribution of renewable sources of energy and the impact this has on our world. Our extensive portfolio of Energy and Sustainability MSc courses are designed with employers to meet industry needs for engineering, technology and management careers in the very relevant and expanding energy and power sectors.

Advanced Chemical Engineering MSc
Advanced Mechanical Engineering MSc
Renewable Energy MSc
Data Science and Artificial Intelligence for Sustainability MSc



Cranfield has been leading the way in developing talented and outstanding individuals looking to enhance, protect and make a difference to the way our environment is being managed for over 40 years. Our research is making a positive impact on the environment, society and the growing green economy. Our courses span environmental analytics, management and resource recovery.

Environmental Engineering MSc
Environmental Management for Business MSc
Advanced GIS and Remote Sensing MSc
Global Environmental Change and Planetary Health MSc
Soil Science MSc


Our water industry professionals around the world are helping to develop more sustainable solutions to problems caused by pollution, climate change, urbanisation and the effects of poverty. Our three MSc courses in Water, together with our world-class learning environment, play a key role in providing the skills and expertise to address these fundamental global changes. 

Water and Wastewater Processes MSc

Research Degrees

In 2021, 88% of research at Cranfield was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF).As an institution Cranfield also has the second highest income of all UK universities in terms of income per FTE from industry (source: HESA 2019/20 data).

We are also 7th in the UK for Engineering research power and 7th in the UK for research impact in Agriculture, Food and Veterinary Science.

Cranfield's dynamic, research intensive and specialised position means our research students are able to study exciting projects that have an impact globally and make a practical difference to the world.

Our passion for the areas we operate in and our long-standing relationships with some of the most prestigious companies in industry mean that studying at Cranfield will open doors for you.

Water Research Degrees

Environment and Agrifood Research Degrees

Energy and Sustainability Research Degrees

Design Engineering Research Degrees

Level 7 Apprenticeships

The introduction of Cranfield's master's-level apprenticeships (Level 7) means you can use the Levy to accelerate the development of your middle and senior managers, and employees in senior technical positions so that they can contribute much more as they move into leadership positions.

Our apprenticeships are an opportunity to do that with a partner that has a global reputation for employer-led training with a backbone of academic rigour and quality assurance.

At Cranfield, we’re passionate about providing education tailored for industry. As one of the first universities in the UK to offer degree apprenticeships at master’s level, we understand what is needed to develop industry-led apprenticeship standards and have the expertise to deliver that training.

Bioinformatics Master's-level apprenticeships

Soil Scientist Apprenticeship with MSc in Soil Science