Academic offerings

At the Centre for Design Engineering,
we are passionate about life-long learning

Want to do an
MSc by Research?

We offer a variety of commercially-relevant research courses

Want to do a
Doctorate (PhD)?

We offer a variety of PhD studentships and research opportunities

Want to study
a short course?

We offer a variety of short courses to help your career

Design Thinking

Within the Centre for Design Engineering we are very keen to explore a variety of tools, techniques and methods to innovate at a local and global level, to solve social and environmental grand challenges. Using Design Thinking we are able to evaluate assess and better understand problems and bring real innovation to market working closely with Industry, Government and NGO sector.

The design sector offers a wealth of stimulating employment opportunities and Cranfield Design students leave with highly transferable skills.

PhD degrees

Looking to push the boundaries of knowledge and innovation? Our centre is proud to offer exciting multidisciplinary PhD opportunities that enable students to explore a diverse range of fields and develop the skills and expertise necessary to thrive in a rapidly evolving job market. Join our talented community of researchers and take advantage of unparalleled resources and cutting-edge facilities to pursue your passions and achieve your goals. Apply now and embark on a journey of discovery and knowledge!

Short courses

How can you help your business and employees reach their full potential? Have you considered in-company training, tailored to your business needs?

Our insight is rooted in our powerful industry links, world-class research and what works in practice. As such, we can make a real difference to you and your organisation, whether you are a multi-national company, a growing SME or a small start-up. Benefit from having tailored-made courses specific to your business needs, at a time and place that suits you. 

MSc by Research

Discover exciting opportunities to pursue your research interests and broaden your horizons with our inter-disciplinary research-based MSc course. With a diverse range of subjects and access to cutting-edge resources, our course is designed to help you develop a wide range of skills and make a lasting impact in your field. Join our vibrant research community and unlock your potential today!

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