12 months
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24000 GBP/year
11500 GBP/year
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The Thermal Power - Power, Propulsion and the Environment programme offered by the Cranfield University covers all aspects of the gas turbine and other industrial prime movers. It aims to provide you with a thorough knowledge of, and the ability to, assess anthropogenic emissions.

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Key facts

The Thermal Power - Power, Propulsion and the Environment  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 wide range of modules and select an appropriate research project. 

An intensive industrial management course is offered which assists in achieving exemptions from some engineering council requirements. You will receive a thorough grounding in the operation of different types of rotating machinery for aeronautical, marine and industrial applications plus environmental management.

We have been at the forefront of postgraduate education in thermal power and gas turbine technology at Cranfield since 1946. We have a global reputation for our advanced postgraduate education, extensive research and applied continuing professional development. 

This MSc programme benefits from a wide range of cultural backgrounds which significantly enhances the learning experience for both staff and students.

Careers

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 industries:

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

Accreditation

Re-accreditation for the MSc in Thermal Power is currently being sought with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), and the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Combustors
  • Engine Systems
  • Gas Turbine Performance Simulation and Diagnostics
  • Management for Technology
  • Gas Turbine Operations and Rotating Machines
  • Turbomachinery and Blade Cooling

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.
  • 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

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  • International

    24000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 GBP per year during 12 months.

EU:

  • PgDip Full-time: £9,000

International:

  • PgDip Full-time: £19,200

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

  • Fan Makers Bursary for MSc in Thermal Power
  • ISTAT Foundation Scholarships
  • Conacyt (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia)
  • Postgraduate Loan from Student Finance England 
  • Santander MSc Scholarship
  • Chevening Scholarships

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