36 months
19500 GBP/year
19000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Cranfield University's Aviation Safety Management, Risk and Regulation course aims to provide a globally unique offering to meet the needs of safety professionals in the industry and the regulator, offering the opportunity to engage with real safety problems of today and future challenges.

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Key facts

Cranfield University , in partnership with CAA International*, offers this new course to provide a spectrum of technical knowledge in the context of safety management, risk and regulation in aviation. 

Professionals working in aerospace and commercial air transport industries, and regulators, need to possess detailed knowledge of existing and emerging safety management issues facing the industry during design, production, operation, and maintenance of products and systems. 

This enables the aviation industry and regulatory authorities to make more informed risk management decisions, ultimately leading to safer, more cost-effective operations.

Why this course?

Cranfield University's Aviation Safety Management, Risk and Regulation  programme is delivered through the specialist Cranfield Safety and Accident Investigation Centre, operating for 40 years to support global safety and investigation. This course is unique as it combines the knowledge and expertise of the centre’s academic staff with the UK Civil Aviation Authority’s senior staff.

The structure of the course supports enhanced depth of learning and the blend of different modes of delivery enables student to have more flexibility. Cranfield University offers a comprehensive range of library and IT services tuned to support a part-time mode of learning, enabling national and international students to study while balancing work/life commitments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Safety and Risk Management
  • Aviation Legislation and Regulatory Approach
  • Aircraft Accident Investigation and Response
  • Responding to Risk in Sociotechnical Systems

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 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.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK first or second class honours degree in a relevant subject area
  • An equivalent international qualification; or
  • Relevant work experience in combination with a degree below second class honours

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19000 GBP per year during 36 months.

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.


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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Aviation Safety Management, Risk and Regulation
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