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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.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Key facts

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.

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

Accreditation

 

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.

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

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.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second class UK Honours degree (or equivalent) in engineering, mathematics, physics or an applied science. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24725 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24725 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11850 GBP per year during 12 months.

 Home

  • PgDip Full-time £9,275

International

  • PgDip Full-time £19,775

Living costs for Cranfield

700 - 1300 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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