The Energy Systems and Thermal Processes course from Cranfield University has evolved over the past 40 years from discussions with industrial experts, employers, sponsors and previous students.
The content of the study programme is updated regularly to reflect changes arising from technical advances, economic factors and changes in legislation, regulations and standards.
In addition to management, communication, team work and research skills, each student will attain at least the following outcomes from this degree course:
- Demonstrate competence in the current concepts and theories governing energy flows, heat transfer and energy conversions
- Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the issues involved in the management of energy in industry and commerce, and the design of energy-efficient systems and processes
- Effectively acquire and critically review information from various sources
There is a considerable demand for environmentally aware energy specialists with in-depth technical knowledge and practical skills. Our industry-led education makes graduates of this program some of the most desirable in the world for recruitment by companies and organisations competing in the energy sector.
Graduates of the course have been successful in gaining employment in energy, environmental and engineering consultancies and design practices, research organisations and government departments. A number of our MSc graduates follow further research studies leading to PhD degrees at Cranfield and in other academic institutions.
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Taught modules 40%, Group project 20%, Individual project 40%
This knowledge can be directly applied to help various sectors of the economy in improving their competitiveness in the face of dwindling resources, probable substantial increases in unit energy costs and the urgent requirement to comply with the increasingly restrictive pollution control standards.
- 12 months
- 24 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.
DisciplinesMechanical Engineering Energy & Power Engineering General Engineering & Technology View 491 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in United Kingdom
- A first or second class UK Honours degree in mathematics, physics or an engineering discipline. Other recognised professional qualifications or several years relevant industrial experience may be accepted as equivalent; subject to approval by the Course Director.
- 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.
International21500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA10500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
- MSc Part-time: £1,635
- PgDip Full-time: £8,000
- PgCert Full-time: £4,600
- PgDip Full-time: £17,400
- PgCert Full-time: £8,700
- GREAT China Scholarship
- The Cranfield Scholarship
- Postgraduate Loan from Student Finance England
- Santander MSc Scholarship
- Chevening Scholarships
- Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Countries
- Future Finance Student Loans
- Cranfield Postgraduate Loan Scheme (CPLS)
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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