Cranfield University has two campuses. This British postgraduate and research-based university has its main campus at Cranfield, Bedfordshire and the second one in the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom at Shrivenham, Oxfordshire. The main campus is exceptional in the UK since it has an operational airport nearby it. The aircraft facilities are utilized by the own aircraft of Cranfield University in the course of aerospace teaching and research. This university has links in India and Australia.
The five academic schools of this university are School of Engineering, School of Applied Sciences, Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield Defence and Security (CDS) and Cranfield Health. Education in UK is always prominent and so is this university.
This university was established in the year 1946 as the College of Aeronautics on the former Royal Force base in RAF Cranfield. A period of diversification occurred between the year 1955 and 1969. In the year 1967, this college presented the Privy Council with a petition for the grant of a Royal Charter together with a draft charter for a new institution to be known as Cranfield Institute of Technology. The Cranfield Institute of Technology was integrated by Royal Charter in the year 1969. This gave the institution its own degree-awarding powers.