12 months
22150 GBP/year
10825 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Advanced Heat Engineering course at Cranfield University will equip you with the state-of-the-art, forward thinking technical knowledge and skills required to help achieve energy efficiency and reduce heat derived environmental pollution. 

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Closely aligned with industry, with real-world case studies and research projects at its core, this Advanced Heat Engineering course at Cranfield University  will enable you to develop a successful and rewarding career as an environmentally aware heat engineering professional, able to make a significant contribution towards a greener, net zero future.

Your career

The growing concern of global warming changes the operation mode of industry towards low carbon solutions. In addition, there is a considerable, and increasing demand for environmentally aware energy specialists with in-depth technical knowledge combined with practical and management skills. This course will provide know-how on the low carbon heat and energy systems both at the system and component level, to prepare you as a graduate engineer to meet under-served market requirements.

Cranfield graduates have been successful in gaining employment in energy organisations, industrial producers and manufacturers, environmental and engineering consultancies, design companies, research organisations and government departments. Whilst we focus our courses on real-world commercial situations, preparing you to make rapid and meaningful contributions for your next employers, and improving your employment and career prospects, our courses also prepare you for further studies such as PhD’s for those minded towards a career in academic research.


This MSc degree is accredited by Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thermal Energy Systems
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics for Industrial Processes
  • Process Design and Simulation
  • Industrial Thermal Operations
  • Applied Thermal Energy Systems
  • Advanced Heat Exchanger Design 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 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 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22150 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10825 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10825 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


  • MSc Part-time £1,685 
  • PgDip Full-time £8,250
  • PgDip Part-time £1,685 
  • PgCert Full-time £4,750
  • PgCert Part-time £1,685 


  • MSc Part-time £22,150 
  • PgDip Full-time £17,950
  • PgDip Part-time £17,950 
  • PgCert Full-time £8,950
  • PgCert Part-time £8,950 

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.


  • 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.

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