Case study - Cranfield University
APM Academic Accreditation case study
Cranfield’s mission to transform knowledge into ingenious solutions places it at the forefront of some of the world’s most practical, cutting-edge projects.
Founded in 1946, the university is the only wholly postgraduate higher education institute in the UK, specialising in science, technology and management. It has a global reputation for teaching and research, industrialscale facilities and for its links with some of the most recognised names in industry and commerce.
The university’s School of Management has been established for more than 40 years with a mission to innovate and improve the practice of management around the world. From unique cabin evacuation research to finding life on Mars, Cranfield’s focus is squarely on the application of its research. This research drives its masters, doctorate and professional development courses, which are constantly monitored and updated by industry advisory panels to ensure they meet the needs of employers.
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