Taught course

Defence Acquisition Management

Cranfield University · Defence and Security

Entry requirements

A first or second class Honours degree or equivalent, in a relevant subject area. Alternatively, a lesser qualification such as an HNC/HND with relevant professional experience may be acceptable.

Months of entry


Course content

Whether you are involved in specifying or managing capability requirements; engaged in the procurement of systems, services, equipment and materiel; managing commercial relationships and contracts; designing and optimising supply chains through better logistics and inventory control; or managing efficient and effective support solutions to sustain large diverse fleets of maritime, land, and air systems through long service lives; this course will provide the underpinning knowledge and develop the critical thinking skills you will require.

The course teaches and encourages you to develop the skills to critically evaluate and apply a rich array of management theories, models, tools and techniques to meet your needs effectively in a dynamic national and international context.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    12-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0) 1234 758540