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Cranfield University School of Management

Cranfield School of Management is one of the oldest and most prestigious business schools in the UK. We are part of Cranfield University, the UK’s only wholly postgraduate university specialising in science, technology, engineering and management.



The theme running through Cranfield’s 70-year history is a commitment to and passion for applied research which makes a difference to the world in the fields of science, technology and management.


We design our programmes in flexible and innovative ways, supported by state-of-the art learning technologies, to meet your personal or organisation’s needs. You can study full-time or on a flexible modular or part-time basis.

    Leading-edge, collaborative research and consultancy
    Postgraduate degree programmes (MBA, MSc, DBA, PhD)
    Executive development for middle and senior managers
    Customised company programmes.


A key strength is our faculty who are actively engaged in consultancy and business relevant research and are closely in touch with the needs of business and government. They are committed to practicality, which means they are consistently current and topical in their teaching. They bring not only experience, but rigour to their programmes.


We offer a range of services to support you, including:

    Individual advice and guidance
    Career information and tailored resources
    Career decision-making and development tools, including psychometric tests
    Databases that can help you find out about potential employers and prepare you for interview
    Career development workshops on topics such as successful networking, interviews and assessment centres
    Online webinars and video tutorials on topics such as using LinkedIn and how to write a winning CV and covering letter
    Opportunities to meet relevant recruiters and employers invited to Cranfield for bespoke presentations and careers fairs.
    Current job vacancies provided by relevant employers.

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Student services

Guidance includes areas such as: healthcare; banking, tax; state benefits; travel; education/schooling and Cranfield University’s support network.

Housing services

We offer a wide range of suitable living arrangements on our Cranfield campus from halls of residence to shared houses, apartments for couples to houses for families. We’d like you to know that all our accommodation is managed in accordance with Universities UK Code of Practice for University Managed Accommodation.

Library services

You can search nearly 200 academic and leading commercial databases, enabling you to find current, relevant information and explore applied subjects in great depth. This will not only help you succeed at Cranfield; potential employers will value your familiarity with the specialist resources widely used within their industry as well.

ICT services

All student accommodation on campus has internet facilities via Wi-Fi and most accommodation also has a data point.

Medical services

As a student at Cranfield you will need to register with a doctor’s surgery and dentist as soon as possible after your arrival. This ensures that you will be able to receive timely care should you need it during your time here. 

Please check the NHS's advice for international students for further information.

Student Life

Campus life

Cranfield campus is set in extensive grounds with:

    its own airport
    two hotels with full accommodation and conference and banqueting facilities
    sports and recreation facilities
    student accommodation options comprising family homes and single student apartment blocks
    an adjoining Technology Park housing several entrepreneurial businesses.

Sports facilities

The Fitness Centre is located in the Sports Centre and contains an extensive range of cardiovascular and resistance machines, free weights and an aerobics studio. The Centre prides itself on offering excellent value for money while catering for the varied needs of its members; so whether you want to shed a few kilos, lift weights or improve your general fitness, it is a great place to join.

Student clubs

The Cranfield Student's Association (CSA) is run by a team of elected students and supported by a small team of staff. The aim of the CSA is to support and represent Cranfield University students, promote student welfare and organise social, cultural and sporting activities. Together with support from current students, the CSA student officers and school representatives also aim to ensure all students are provided with the support and services they need.


The school is ranked among the top 20 European business schools by the Financial Times and is triple accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), EQUIS and AACSB.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Read alot about the before applying and teachers are amazing

Best choice for MiM
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Best availability of resources and taught modules are great as students are tutored by top notch lecturers. Course structure is crafted in such a way that students take away what's required for the job market.Overall, studying at Cranfield is a blessing.

It seems to be a fantastic program to intend
Mohammad Sadegh Taroh rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have had a strong interest in managing, particularly in the marketing field since my graduation and I had not the chance to study in my favorite major due to limitation of accepted students in this field in my city. My first exposure in the field of marketing was getting a sales expert position at Rajman group, one of the biggest companies in the field of office...

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