Power, Propulsion and the Environment Option - Thermal Power MSc/PgDipCourse Description: The MSc in Power, Propulsion and the Environment course is an important element in the development of engineers with an environmental awareness. This course is suitable for talented graduates seeking a challenging and rewarding career in an international growth industry. The course is suitable for graduates seeking a challenging and rewarding career in an growing international industry. Graduates are provided with the skills that allow them to deliver immediate benefits in a very demanding and rewarding workplace and therefore are in great demand. Start Months: March or October Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time School: School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing Theme: Aerospace Entry Requirements: A first or second class UK Honours degree (or equivalent) ideally in a related subject. Other recognised professional qualifications or several years relevant industrial experience may be accepted as equivalent; subject to approval by the Course Director. For further and specific information please visit the course page. English Language: If you are an international student you will need to provide evidence that you have achieved a satisfactory test result in an English qualification. The minimum standard expected from a number of accepted courses are as follows: IELTS - 6.5 TOEFL - 92 Pearson PTE Academic - 65 Cambridge English Scale - 180 Cambridge English:Advanced - C Cambridge English: Proficiency - C In addition to these minimum scores you are also expected to achieve a balanced score across all elements of the test. We reserve the right to reject any test score if any one element of the test score is too low. We can only accept tests taken within two years of your registration date (with the exception of Cambridge English tests which have no expiry date). Students requiring a Tier 4 (General) visa must ensure they can meet the English language requirements set out by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and we recommend booking a IELTS for UKVI test. Course format: TaughtMSc/PgDipOverview:This course covers all aspects of the gas turbine and other industrial prime movers. It aims to provide you with a thorough knowledge of, and the ability to, assess anthropogenic emissions. Power, Propulsion and the Environment is a specialist option of the MSc in Thermal Power. Who is it for?: This course is suitable for graduates seeking a challenging and rewarding career in an growing international industry. Graduates are provided with the skills that allow them to deliver immediate benefits in a very demanding and rewarding workplace and therefore are in great demand. Why this course?: The MSc option in Power, Propulsion and the Environment 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. You will receive a thorough grounding in the operation of different types of rotating machinery for aeronautical, marine and industrial applications plus environmental management.We have been at the forefront of postgraduate education in thermal power and gas turbine technology at Cranfield since 1946. We have a global reputation for our advanced postgraduate education, extensive research and applied continuing professional development. 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: Alstrom, Canadian Forces, EASA, EasyJet, E-ONRMC, Rolls-Royce, Royal Air Force (RAF). Your teaching team: You will be taught by experienced academic staff at Cranfield with many years of industrial experience including.Professor Pericles PilidisDr David MacManus Dr Joao Amaral Teixeira Dr Giuseppina Di LorenzoDr Uyioghosa Igie Dr Panagiotis Laskaridis Dr Yiguang Li Dr Devaiah Nalianda Dr Theoklis Nikolaidis Dr Vassilios Pachidis Professor Mark Savill Dr Suresh SampathDr Bobby Sethi Dr Pavlos Zachos.Accreditation: The MSc in Thermal Power is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), and the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) Course details: This course consists of seven compulsory modules and eight optional modules. The modules are generally delivered from October to April.Assessment: Taught modules 50%, Individual research project 50% Funding Opportunities: A variety of funding, including industrial sponsorship, is available. Please contact us for details.Cranfield Postgraduate Loan Scheme (CPLS)The Cranfield Postgraduate Loan Scheme (CPLS) is a funding programme providing affordable tuition fee and maintenance loans for full-time UK/EU students studying technology-based MSc courses.To help students find and secure appropriate funding, we have created a funding finder where you can search for suitable sources of funding by filtering the results to suit your needs. Your career: Over 90% of the graduates of the course have found employment within the first year of course completion. Many of our graduates are employed in the following industriesGas turbine engine manufacturersAirframe manufacturersAirline operatorsRegulatory bodiesAerospace/Energy consultanciesPower production industriesAcademia: doctoral studies.