Cranfield School of Management the United Kingdom

About Cranfield School of Management

A world-leader in management education, research and consultancy for over 50 years, Cranfield School of Management is an exclusively postgraduate business school whose mission is to improve the practice of management. We have a global reputation for developing high-performing leaders in technology and management - encouraging them to transform their organisations and wider society.

Renowned for our strong links with industry, Cranfield is both about business and for business. We are a centre of world-class research, expertise and teaching, providing practical management solutions through a range of activities including leadership, finance, marketing and logistics.

We work with global organisations including Jaguar Land Rover, BAE Systems, Royal Dutch Shell, L’Oréal and UNICEF to deliver programmes that will ensure they continue to grow and succeed in increasingly volatile business environments. We work to transform the lives of our students by encouraging self-reflection, creative thinking and the drive to succeed and make a real impact on their organisations.

We are one of an elite group of Schools worldwide to hold the triple accreditation from AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) and AMBA (the Association of MBAs).

Come and visit us to find out more about our programmes and facilities.

MBA preview days. 10am - 4pm, Cranfield campus.

  • Saturday 09 February 2019
  • Saturday 09 March 2019

MSc open days. 9.50am – 3pm, Cranfield campus.

  • Wednesday 05 June 2019
  • Wednesday 04 September 2019
  • Saturday 23 November 2019

Our programmes & rankings

Masters programmes

MBA

Over 80% of our teaching staff come from industry, bringing real life business case studies to the classroom and enabling students to learn in a practical environment and apply their learning directly to the workplace.

Some of our latest rankings that we are most proud of include:

MBA

Exec MBA

Management MSc

Finance & Management MSc

Strategic Marketing MSc

Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc

  • Supply Chain Management World - 1st outside the US and 11th globally in the Supply Chain Management World ‘University 100’ annual survey 2016, and 2nd in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the Top 20 Supply Chain Management annual survey 2016, for providing young people in this field with the skills and mix of expertise required to develop as supply chain leaders of the future.

Accreditation

  • First UK university to gain European Logistics Association accreditation
  • One of an elite group of triple accredited business schools worldwide (AMBA, AACSB, EQUIS)

Student stories

  • "I looked at business schools all over Europe and felt that there were only very few that offered the right resources, that had the experience and the faculty to really offer a world class education." - Tobias Ternes, Associate Corporate Finance, HSBC Germany, Finance and Management MSc alumnus, 2013
  • “From the excellent, diverse and very accessible faculty, to the superb facilities, there is a great focus on the practical application of knowledge and the emphasis on acquiring the much needed soft skills that make you a well-rounded finance professional.” - Michael Osakwe, Investment Management MSc current student (2017)
  • “Every lecture, course activity and guest speaker session has been well thought out and planned. I now understand and am aware of the huge wealth of opportunity that exists in industry for us on completion of this course. I feel very motivated and well equipped for working in industry.” - Abigail Dzomeku, current student, Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc 2017
  • "With Cranfield what you get is a mix between business and professional, so you can quickly apply what you have learnt to your job." - Lawrence Orji, Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc (Executive) current student, 2016
  • "Cranfield is hard work but an incredible place where I have been able to challenge myself and build my self-confidence as well as create strong relationships with very interesting people." - Carlotta Dragoni, alumna, Management MSc, 2015
  • “Cranfield has a unique ability to deconstruct and reposition its students to create leaders for the future. Anyone that takes a full time MBA is making an investment in their future career. A Cranfield MBA, however, goes further than simply creating opportunities for that next career step.” - Claire Spencer, MBA, 2016

Admissions

We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds from across the globe and each application is considered on its individual merit. Applications can be made online on the course page for each programme. To study an MBA or MSc programme, applicants should hold a first or second class degree, or the international equivalent. More specific qualifications and the number of years of work experience required varies according to each programme. More detailed entry requirements can be found on the course pages.

Our Admissions Team will be happy to review your experience and background before you apply. Simple fill in a few details on our eligibility checker and we will come back to you within 3 working days.

Funding your degree (scholarships available?)

Whether you are a UK-based student, or an international student, we provide information, advice and range of online tools to help you fund your studies comfortably. More information about our funding options online.

Contact details

For more information on our programmes and admissions process, call us on +44(0)1234 758081 or fill out an online enquiry form and we will come back to you.

Location

Cranfield School of Management
College Road
Cranfield University
MK43 0AL
Bedfordshire

Milton Keynes and Bedford train stations are a 15 - 20 minute taxi journey from Cranfield.

Email: studysom@cranfield.ac.uk
Request Prospectus: studysom@cranfield.ac.uk

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What students think about Cranfield School of Management

    Tobias Ternes, Associate Corporate Finance, HSBC Germany, Finance and Management MSc alumnus, 2013

    Testimonial from Tobias Ternes, Associate Corporate Finance, HSBC Germany, Finance and Management MSc alumnus, 2013, student at Cranfield School of Management

    "I looked at business schools all over Europe and felt that there were only very few that offered the right resources, that had the experience and the faculty to really offer a world class education."

    Michael Osakwe, Investment Management MSc current student (2017)

    Testimonial from Michael Osakwe, Investment Management MSc current student (2017), student at Cranfield School of Management

    "From the excellent, diverse and very accessible faculty, to the superb facilities, there is a great focus on the practical application of knowledge and the emphasis on acquiring the much needed soft skills that make you a well-rounded finance professional.”

    Chang Song, Accelerated Management Scheme at Bakkavor, Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc alumna, 2016

    Testimonial from Chang Song, Accelerated Management Scheme at Bakkavor, Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc alumna, 2016, student at Cranfield School of Management

    “The content of the MSc programme itself is incredibly practical. We have some of the best professors and doctors in the field, and the international presence of the students on the course is also brilliant for learning different cultures around the world.”

Location of Cranfield School of Management

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Courses at Cranfield School of Management

There are 50 courses listed from Cranfield School of Management. These are displayed below in alphabetical order:

Scholarships at Cranfield School of Management

Paying for a course at university and the associated living costs is a major challenge for most students. Many fund their studies from a combination of sources such as savings, employment, small grants, loans or bursaries.

Whether you are a UK-based student, or an international student, we provide information, advice and range of online tools to help you put together the funding package you need. We also offer bursaries for high quality applicants. There may be course specific funding opportunities, which can be found on the Master's course pages, and/or there may be other external funding available.

Services Offered for International Students

  • Airport pickup and reception services
  • Course and Career Counselling services
  • Special enrolment and orientation
  • Halal food
  • International student clubs and associations
  • On-campus accommodation
  • On campus medical facilities
  • Religious Facilities - Christianity
  • Religious Facilities - Muslim prayer rooms
  • Social Activities
  • Special English language
  • Sporting facilities
  • Sporting facilities - variety of clubs
  • Sporting facilities - Gym
  • Sporting facilities - Team sports

Accommodation Information for Students

At the Cranfield campus you have a wide range of accommodation options, from halls of residence to shared houses, apartments for couples and houses for families, all managed in accordance with the UK Code of Practice for University Managed Accommodation. Read more here.

Facts about Cranfield School of Management

  • Year institution founded: 1967
  • Year MBA first offered: 1967

Cranfield School of Management Library Opening Hours

24 hours a day

Cranfield School of Management International Links

At Cranfield University we offer a diverse learning environment with students from across Europe and the rest of the world, representing over 100 countries.

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