Taught course

Aviation Digital Technology Management

Cranfield University · School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing

Entry requirements

A first or second class UK honours degree in engineering, or an equivalent degree in engineering, engineering science, physics, applied mathematics, or other appropriate applied science.

Months of entry


Course content

Develop future leaders with digital skills to innovate solutions towards sustainability and efficiency in aviation.

Increasingly, more intelligent aircraft are being introduced and point to the future of electric and hydrogen-powered aircraft, autonomous flying taxis and space commercialisation. As more intelligent and conscious aircraft enters service, aircraft and support systems are also becoming more intelligent.
This MSc programme aims to develop professionals to innovate and apply digital technology in the aerospace industry. The course adds the digital component to aeronautical engineering graduates. It helps them to expand from the design and manufacture foci of established aeronautical engineering programmes to the wider aviation industry opportunities. The course is also a route for non-aerospace engineering and computing graduates who aspire to enter the aviation industry. In addition, the course is a career development path for aerospace industry professionals to boost their digital and innovation skills.
Who is it for
This course is applicable to a broad range of applicants with backgrounds from aerospace, engineering, maths, physics and computing to experienced professionals looking to gain new skills in the area of digital aviation technology.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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