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Military Aerospace and Airworthiness

Cranfield University

60 months
4020 GBP/year
4020 GBP/year
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The Military Aerospace and Airworthiness programme offered by Cranfield University has been designed to address the needs of employees in the MoD, the armed forces and the international defence industry. It provides practising engineers with the knowledge and skills to enable them to work more effectively in aerospace engineering, airworthiness, and safety.

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This Military Aerospace and Airworthiness programme offered by Cranfield University  distinguishes itself from similar courses offered by leading UK universities by offering one focused specifically on the military context, and offers unique subject areas unavailable elsewhere. You will be taught by staff, primarily from Cranfield Defence and Security and the School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, many of them world leaders in their field. Visiting lecturers also include experts from industry, research establishments and the MoD.

Your career

The course creates opportunities to develop your career at a more senior level and in achieving Incorporated or Chartered Engineer status.


This degree has been accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aircraft Accident Investigation and Response
  • Aircraft Fatigue and Damage Tolerance
  • Aircraft Survivability
  • Air Transport Engineering — Maintenance Operations
  • Design Durability and Integrity of Composite Aircraft Structures
  • Fundamentals of Aircraft Engine Control
  • Guided Weapons 


The course draws students from the UK and Western Europe giving an eclectic mix to the classroom environment. Maximum number of places: 25 per year.

The course structure allows students to continue in full-time employment whilst they are studying.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

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.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second class honours degree or equivalent in science, engineering or mathematics. Alternatively, a lesser qualification together with appropriate work experience may be acceptable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4020 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20100 GBP for the full programme during 60 months.
  • National

    4020 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20100 GBP for the full programme during 60 months.
  • MSc Part-time £20,100 
  • PgDip Part-time £16,175 
  • PgCert Part-time £8,100 

Living costs for Swindon

700 - 1400 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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