Cranfield University

Understanding and responding to complex security situations requires an interdisciplinary approach, which is the hallmark of the work of the Centre for International Security and Resilience (CISR) at Cranfield University. The Centre provides postgraduate education and training, applied research, and consultancy services in security and resilience to enable the development of more secure and resilient societies. It consists of a unique blend of academics and practitioners committed to innovation and tackling the real-world challenges currently facing society. Cranfield University is a pre-eminent European institution in teaching and research in the fields of defence, security, technology and management. It is the key training provider to the UK Ministry of Defence, for whom it delivers a range of accredited programmes, from short courses through to postgraduate degrees and diplomas. Each year, around 20,000 students attend the University’s courses at its two campuses in the UK, and at other locations worldwide. Staff within the Centre have global reach and impact, having delivered consultancy projects in the UK and in over 30 countries worldwide for a wide range of customers.

The content of programmes is informed by the academic research base of the Centre, and is structured to attract both professionals and graduates, and enable them to study in conjunction with their employment either on a part-time or full-time basis. The Centre offers two MSc programmes and a wide range of scheduled and bespoke short courses.

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