Cranfield University

Bedford

  • Location: Rural

About us

Cranfield is a specialist postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management.

We have many world-class, large-scale facilities, including our own global research airport, which offers a unique environment for transformational education and research, living laboratory for testing transformative technologies and new approaches to deliver enhanced social, economic and environmental outcomes. 

Cranfield School of Management is one of the oldest business schools in Europe. As part of Cranfield University, we are uniquely placed to connect technology and leadership. 

In 2021 the University opened a £7.2 million centre of excellence with the latest forensic equipment, a mortuary, expert academic staff and innovative courses in the fields of crime scene investigation, digital forensics investigation and forensic materials analysis. 

Our results are recognised in our Rankings and awards and the success of our alumni. 

Discover more about Cranfield University

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally.

What makes us different

Cranfield's distinctive expertise is in our deep understanding of technology and management and how these work together to benefit the world.

Our education portfolio is renowned for its relevance to business and industry. We are the largest UK provider of master's-level graduates in engineering and offer a flagship MBA, extensive world-class customised executive education and professional development programmes. Our work informs government policy and leads the way in producing cutting edge new technologies and products in partnership with industry.

The research and consultancy we carry out for industry, government and business provides our students with a real-world learning environment, allowing them to develop as professionals and then transfer their knowledge to the global economy. This has always been the 'Cranfield way' but it has never been more important than in today's world.

Course locations

Main Site

Cranfield, Bedford, MK43 0AL

Cranfield Campus

Cranfield, Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes, MK43 0AL

Cranfield School of Management

Cranfield, Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes, MK43 0AL

Shrivenham

Cranfield University, Shrivenham, Swindon, Swindon, SN6 8LA