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Choosing where to study for your postgraduate degree requires a commitment in terms of both time and money. We realise the importance of not only studying a subject you are passionate about but also completing a course that will give you a head start in terms of future employment. That's why we encourage you to come and visit us.

To find out when the next Open Day is, take a look at the Open Day calendar here.

Student Life in Cranfield

The School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield School of Management and the School of Water, Energy and Environment are located on the Cranfield campus. There is also an extensive range of unique, industrial-scale facilities for research.

All campus amenities – including bars, shops, a post office, sports hall, bank and bookshop – are within walking distance. Excellent leisure and shopping facilities can be found in Milton Keynes and the historic town of Bedford, just a short drive away. Whatever your recreational, social or sporting interests, the wide range of opportunities in and around Cranfield University are sure to offer something for everyone. Their on-campus nursery and pre-school offer the very best for young minds - both have been rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted on two occasions. Their Shrivenham campus is home to Cranfield Defence and Security. It is a secure military site in partnership with the Defence Academy, Ministry of Defence, UK. The Campus has an excellent array of facilities and activities available to staff, students and their families. During your time at the Defence Academy you will be part of a warm, welcoming community and there’s no shortage of things to do, both on and off Campus. Easily reachable from London and Swindon, this famous site is immersed in thought-provoking history and has a strong basis in providing postgraduate education.

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Situated close to Milton Keynes and Bedford, the Cranfield campus is situated in Wharley End, very close to Cranfield village, and is about 10 minutes from the M1 motorway. There is rail and road access to most major airports as well as coach and train stations. Cranfield campus also has its own airport for private executive business travel.

Latest News

Human Factors in Manufacturing 10 Oct 2016: The manufacturing industry remains an important contributor to our economy and society, and therefore seeks to maintain current efficiency as well as seek new innovation and improvements. People will continue to be indispensable in manufacturing, bringing inimitable physical dexterity and cognitive skill needed for manual assembly tasks, but we also face rising levels of digitisation and automation which is transforming shop floor environments, and adapting operator roles. The event will include keynote talks, tours and workshops about human factors and the future of manufacturing for those with an interest in addressing human factors issues that arise from ‘traditional’ manual work, and in helping organisations optimise the design and implementation of new technologies and processes so that operators can effectively manage their exciting but revolutionary job role changes.

12th Electronic Warfare Symposium 25 Oct 2016: The 12th EW Symposium, hosted by the Defence Academy of the UK, is to be held at Shrivenham on Tuesday 25, Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 October 2016. This year they are opening up the event to NATO and introducing an extra day for a conference on ‘Defence against Terrorism’. The event is organized and run by Symposia at Shrivenham on behalf of Cranfield Defence and Security and Dstl, in a relaxed atmosphere within secure surroundings with lunches and refreshments included. An all-inclusive Symposium Dinner will be held once again in the award-winning STEAM, museum of the Great Western Railway.

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Cranfield Campus
College Road
Cranfield
MK43 0AL
Bedfordshire

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Telephone: +44 (0)1234 758008