Communications Principles - CP

Technology School
Business, Technology
5 days - residential

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About this course

This is a masters level short course for credit which forms part of the Comms EW PG Cert and the Military Electronic Systems Engineering (MESE) MSc.  It can be taken as a stand alone course.

What you will learn

You will learn about the transmitter and receiver communications system model, analogue and digital modulation techniques, voice coding and communications channel effects amongst other communications principles.

How will this course help my career?

The course is intended for military officers and defence industry scientists and technical officers.

Security and restrictions

Students requiring a Tier 4 (General) visa must ensure they can meet the English language requirements set out by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and we recommend booking a IELTS for UKVI test.

This course is delivered at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Shrivenham which is a Ministry of Defence (MOD) site. All applicants to courses that are wholly or partially delivered at Shrivenham must complete the BPSS (HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard V4 April 2014) prior to registration on the course or must already hold a security clearance to this level or higher.

Before you attend

If you are seeking a Ministry of Defence (MOD) funded place, you will need to demonstrate in your application that there is a clear business need to undertake the course. 

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Industry
  • Internationals
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Partners Across Government (PAG)

How will I learn?


How will you be assessed?


10 credits from this course may be used towards the PG Cert in Communications EW and the Military Electronic Systems Engineering MSc.

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