About this course

This course is delivered by Cranfield University on behalf of the Technology and Capability Group at the Defence Academy.

This course provides education and training in selected military electronic systems. It is particularly suitable for you, if you will be involved with the specification, analysis, development, technical management or operation of military radar. Also if you work with electro-optics, communications, sonar or information systems.

The emphasis will be on an Electronic Warfare environment.

Keeping courses up-to-date and current requires constant innovation and change. The modules currently offered in connection with this MSc reflect the needs of our business, however they may change or be withdrawn due to research developments, legislation changes or for a variety of other reasons, depending on the year of entry. Changes may also be designed to improve the student learning experience or to respond to feedback from students, external examiners, accreditation bodies and industrial advisory panels.

What you will learn

This course provides education and training in selected military electronic systems:

  • electromagnetic propagation and devices
  • communications principles
  • communications systems
  • radar principles
  • radar electronic warfare
  • electro-optics and infrared systems
  • information networks
How this course will help your career

Successful completion of this course will provide you with a high level of understanding and detailed knowledge of military communications and sensor systems, with particular regard to electronic warfare.

In addition, the MSc course enables you to carry out an in-depth investigation into an area of electronic warfare to further enhance your analytical capability.

You should leave the course fully equipped for roles in defence intelligence, systems development and acquisition, involving the specification and analysis of such systems, working individually or as part of a team.

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Who can attend this course
Military
Industry
Internationals

The course is Classified and security clearance is required to attend.

Before you attend

A first or second class honours degree or equivalent in science, engineering or mathematics. Alternatively, a lesser qualification together with appropriate work experience may be acceptable.

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

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How the course will be taught
Face-to-face/ Residential
How you will be assessed

You will be assessed by examination, assignments and a project dissertation.

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