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About

The UK continues to lead the world in power and propulsion technology. In addition to its established aerospace role, the gas turbine is finding increasing application in power generation, oil and gas pumping, chemical processing and power plants for ships and other large vehicles.

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Overview

Gas Turbine Technology is a specialist option of the MSc in Thermal Power and Propulsion, providing a comprehensive background in the design and operation of different types of gas turbines for all applications.

Why this course?

The MSc option in Gas Turbine Technology 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 gas turbine design principles for aerospace, marine and industrial applications.  

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.

Informed by industry

Our industry partners help support our students in a number of ways - through guest lectures, awarding student prizes, recruiting course graduates and ensuring course content remains relevant to leading employers.

The Industrial Advisory Panel meets annually to maintain course relevancy and ensure that graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge required by leading employers. Knowledge gained from our extensive research and consultancy activity is also constantly fed back into the MSc programme. The Thermal Power and Propulsion MSc Industrial Advisory Panel consists of senior engineers from companies such as:

  • EasyJet,
  • EASA,
  • RMC,
  • Rolls-Royce,
  • Senior Consultant,
  • Uniper Technologies.

Accreditation

 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Combustors
  • Engine Systems
  • Mechanical Design of Turbomachinery
  • Management for Technology
  • Turbomachinery and Blade Cooling
  • Gas Turbine Performance Simulation and Diagnostics  
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics for Gas Turbines  

Audience

 This course is designed for those seeking a career in the design, development, operations and maintenance of power and propulsion systems. Graduates 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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

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

    11850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11850 GBP for the full programme 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

  • Fan Makers Bursary for MSc in Thermal Power
  • ISTAT Foundation Scholarships
  • GREAT China Scholarship
  • GREAT Thailand Scholarship
  • The Cranfield Scholarship

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.

Our partners

Thermal Power and Propulsion - Gas Turbine Technology
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Cranfield University

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