Cranfield University Thermal Power
- Aerospace Propulsion
- Gas Turbine Technology
- Power, Propulsion and the Environment
- Rotating Machinery, Engineering and Management.
At a glance
- Start dateMarch or October
- DurationFull-time MSc – one year. Part-time MSc by Research (by arrangement) two-three years
- DeliveryTaught modules 50%, Individual research project 50%
- QualificationMSc, PgDip
- Study typeFull-time
Who is it for?
This course aims to provide both fundamental and applied knowledge applicable to the understanding of the design and operation of different types of gas turbines for all applications. Suitable for graduates seeking a challenging and rewarding career in an established international industry.
Why this course?
The MSc course in Thermal Power is structured to enable you to pursue your own specific interests and career aspirations. You may choose from a wide range of optional modules and select an appropriate research project. An intensive two-week industrial management course is offered which assists in achieving exemptions from some engineering council requirements.
The course is embedded in a large power and propulsion activity that is recognised internationally for its enviable portfolio of research, short courses and postgraduate programmes.
We have been at the forefront of postgraduate education in aerospace propulsion at Cranfield since 1946. We have a global reputation for our advanced postgraduate education, extensive research and applied continuing professional development. Our graduates secure relevant employment within six months of graduation, and you can be sure that your qualification will be valued and respected by employers around the world.
This MSc programme benefits from a wide range of cultural backgrounds which significantly enhances the learning experience for both staff and students.
Informed by Industry
Our industry partners help support our students in a number of ways – through guest lectures, awarding student prizes, recruiting course graduates and ensuring course content remains relevant to leading employers.
The Industrial Advisory Panel meets annually to maintain course relevancy and ensure that graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge required by leading employers. Knowledge gained from our extensive research and consultancy activity is also constantly fed back into the MSc programme. The Thermal Power MSc Industrial Advisory Panel is comprised of senior engineers from companies such as:
- Canadian Forces
- Royal Air Force (RAF)