Cranfield University Engineering

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Cranfield University Engineering

This specialist course can be used as a stepping-stone to an exciting career in engineering and will prepare you if you do not meet the pre-requisite entry requirements for many of our MSc courses. It is an intensive, full-time course delivered through a mixture of lectures, practical laboratory sessions and design exercises, over 10 months.

At a glance

  • Start dateOctober
  • Duration10 months
  • DeliveryTaught modules (70%), Individual research project (30%)
  • QualificationPre-Masters
  • Study typeFull-time

Who is it for?

  • Those who wish to take their career in a new direction and advance their skills in engineering
  • Professionals who have been out of education for some time and wish to get back into the study routine before commencing an MSc programme
  • Graduates with an undergraduate degree in engineering, physics or mathematics that do not meet our standard entry requirements
  • Holders of a UK Ordinary/Pass degree (or equivalent for overseas students) who have industrial experience and cannot be admitted directly
  • Overseas students wishing to enhance their technical English language skills before entering a Cranfield MSc course.

Why this course?

The Pre-Master’s in Engineering is designed as a bridging programme with the following objectives:
  • To enable direct admission to selected engineering Masters degree courses from Cranfield University
  • To learn the personal and professional skills needed both for masters-level study and in future career development
  • To refresh and enhance the understanding of engineering related science and mathematics skills
  • To understand the methodologies, philosophies and tools used within industry and provide valuable experience of working on open-ended projects.

This course can be used for entry into the following MSc courses:

  • Advanced Chemical Engineering
  • Advanced Materials
  • Advanced Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Dynamics
  • Aerospace Manufacturing
  • Aerospace Materials
  • Aerospace Vehicle Design (AVD)
  • Air Transport Management
  • Airport Planning and Management
  • Applied Nanotechnology
  • Astronautics and Space Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Automotive Mechatronics
  • Autonomous Vehicle Dynamics and Control
  • Computational and Software Techniques in Engineering
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Design of Rotating Machines
  • Energy from Waste
  • Energy Systems and Thermal Processes
  • Engineering and Management of Manufacturing Systems
  • Flow Assurance for Oil and Gas Production
  • Knowledge Management for Innovation
  • Management and Information Systems
  • Manufacturing Consultancy
  • Manufacturing Technology and Management
  • Offshore and Ocean Technology with Offshore Materials Engineering
  • Offshore and Ocean Technology with Offshore Renewable Energy
  • Offshore and Ocean Technology with Pipeline Engineering
  • Offshore and Ocean Technology with Risk Management
  • Offshore and Ocean Technology with Subsea Engineering
  • Operations Excellence
  • Process Systems Engineering
  • Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Renewable Energy Technology
  • Thermal Power
  • Welding Engineering.

Entry requirements

Candidates will be individually considered and may be required to undertake this course as a condition of entry onto an eligible MSc programme.