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Thermal Power - Aerospace Propulsion

Cranfield University

Master
12 months
Duration
24000 GBP/year
11500 GBP/year
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About

The Thermal Power - Aerospace Propulsion programme offered by the Cranfield University is structured to enable you to pursue your own specific interests and career aspirations. You may choose from a range of optional modules and select an appropriate research project.

Overview

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. 

Major efforts are also now being dedicated to the development of new technologies relevant to the propfan and variable cycle engines. 

Why this course?

The Thermal Power - Aerospace Propulsion from Cranfield University is structured to enable you to pursue your own specific interests and career aspirations. You may choose from a range of optional modules and select an appropriate research project. An intensive two-week industrial management course is offered which assists in achieving exemptions from some engineering council requirements. You will gain a comprehensive background in the design and operation of different types of propulsion systems for aerospace applications, whilst looking at the methods of propulsion with the main focus on air-breathing engines and the use of gas turbines for propulsion.

We have been at the forefront of postgraduate education in aerospace propulsion at Cranfield since 1946. We have a global reputation for our advanced postgraduate education, extensive research and applied continuing professional development. Our graduates secure relevant employment within six months of graduation, and you can be sure that your qualification will be valued and respected by employers around the world.

Career

Over 90% of the graduates of the course have found employment within the first year of course completion. Many of our graduates are employed in the following roles and industries:

  • Gas turbine engine manufacturers
  • Airframe manufacturers
  • Airline operators
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Aerospace/energy consultancies
  • Power production industries
  • Academia: doctoral studies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Combustors
  • Engine Systems
  • Mechanical Design of Turbomachinery
  • Propulsion Systems Performance and Integration
  • Management for Technology
  • Gas Turbine Performance Simulation and Diagnostics
  • Turbomachinery and Blade Cooling 

Audience

This course has been designed for those seeking a career in the design, development, operation and maintenance of propulsion systems.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second class UK Honours degree (or equivalent) in engineering, mathematics, physics or an applied science.
  • Applicants who do not fulfil the standard entry requirements can apply for the Pre-Masters programme, successful completion of which will qualify them for entry to this course for a second year of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

EU:

  • PgDip Full-time: £9,000

International:

  • PgDip Full-time: £19,200

Funding

  • Fan Makers Bursary for MSc in Thermal Power
  • ISTAT Foundation Scholarships
  • GREAT China Scholarship
  • GREAT Thailand Scholarship
  • The Cranfield Scholarship
  • Masters Loan from Student Finance England
  • Santander Scholarship
  • Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Countries

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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