Cranfield University - School of Management

Cranfield University - School of Management College Rd, Wharley End, Bedford MK43 0AL, UK

University Information

Cranfield School of Management is one of the oldest business schools in Europe. As part of Cranfield University, the UK’s only wholly postgraduate university, we are uniquely placed to connect technology and leadership. Our contribution to global innovation is world-leading, changing the way society thinks, works and learns.

We have a global reputation for developing high-performing leaders in technology and management – encouraging them to transform their organisations and wider society.

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What makes Cranfield School of Management unique?

  • Unrivalled teaching experience – you will benefit from small learning groups, ensuring close contact and continuous support.
  • A mature learning environment – as we are a postgraduate only university, you will be surrounded by like-minded individuals who are driven to succeed in their chosen careers.
  • Career-focused learning– because our teaching is exclusively focused on postgraduate and executive levels, it is designed to nurture your practical business skills and confidence and places a huge emphasis on real-world challenges.

Study at a top-ranked business school

Cranfield School of Management consistently performs well in the major school and programme specific rankings, reinforcing our position as a top global management school.

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).

Life at Cranfield

Cranfield University offers a peaceful location in the Bedfordshire countryside, allowing you to focus on your studies, yet is only a short distance from many exciting cities and towns. Cranfield University campus is 40 minutes away from central London by train.

All campus amenities – including bars, shops, a post office, sports hall and bank – are within walking distance.  Whatever your recreational, social or sporting interests, the wide range of opportunities in and around Cranfield University are sure to offer something for everyone.

We have a wide range of accommodation options to suit all, including our brand-new hall of residence, Baroness Young Hall.

Cranfield Careers and Employability Service

Our Careers and Employability Service offers a comprehensive service to support students to develop a set of management skills that will remain throughout their career.

During your course you will receive support and guidance to help you plan an effective strategy for your personal and professional development.

Cranfield University has over 75,000 alumni. At Cranfield, we are committed to providing a world-class programme of inclusive and lifelong services to our alumni. Find out more about our alumni.

Funding opportunities

Cranfield has a range of scholarships and bursaries available which contribute towards fees and/or living costs for graduates applying for our Full-time MBA, Executive MBA and master’s courses in business and management.

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Open Days and events

We run open days and webinars throughout the year, they offer a great opportunity for you to see our range of facilities, both for study and leisure. It’s a chance to meet staff and current students and get a feel for life at Cranfield.

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