Cranfield University • Cranfield, United Kingdom
Cranfield University was founded in 1946 as the College of Aeronautics. Nowadays, it is the largest provider of postgraduate education in the fields of engineering and offers a world-class MBA, as well as customised executive education and professional development programmes. Courses at Cranfield University are relevant to today's industries and equip students with the necessary skills and tools that are sought after by global employers. The school has state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. It works closely with partners in the industry and academic institutions around the world, in order to provide its students with a real-world learning environment. Cranfield is proud to have been rated as “world leading” and “internationally excellent”. The university has had global impact on industry, government and businesses. It is a multicultural campus, hosting students from the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. The employment rate is very high and promising- Cranfield is in the top 1 per cent of institutions in the world who are in CEO positions, as stated by the Centre of World University Rankings in 2017. Many of the UK's postgraduate aerospace engineers attended the programmes at Cranfield (about 75% to be exact). Over 50% of the students are over 30 years old.