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 starts with 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.
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
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- Engine Systems
- Mechanical Design of Turbomachinery
- Propulsion Systems Performance and Integration
- Management for Technology
- Gas Turbine Performance Simulation and Diagnostics
- Turbomachinery and Blade Cooling
This course has been designed for those seeking a career in the design, development, operation and maintenance of propulsion systems.
Suitable for graduates seeking a challenging and rewarding career in an established international industry. You are provided with the skills that allow them to deliver immediate benefits in a very demanding and rewarding workplace and therefore are in great demand
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.
DisciplinesEnvironmental Engineering Aerospace Engineering Automotive Engineering View 94 other Masters in Aerospace Engineering in United Kingdom
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- A first or second class UK Honours degree (or equivalent) in engineering, mathematics, physics or an applied science.
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International24725 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24725 GBP per year during 12 months.
National11850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11850 GBP per year during 12 months.
- PgDip Full-time £9,275
- PgDip Full-time £19,775
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.