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Course : Military Electronic Systems Engineering MSc/PgDip (2010)

Military Electronic Systems Engineering MSc/PgDip

Publisher:Cranfield University

Author(s):—Unknown—

Published: 2010 • Delivery Format: Unknown

Summary

From Cranfield University:

The aim of this course is to provide education and training in selected electronic military systems. The course is intended for officers of the armed forces and for scientists and technical officers in government defence establishments and the defence industry. It is particularly suitable for those who, in their subsequent careers, will be involved with the specification, analysis, development, technical management or operation of military radar, electro-optics, communications, sonar or information systems, where the emphasis is on an electronic warfare environment. The main object of the course is to bring together the wide variety of disciplines involved and present them in an integrated manner, emphasising the system aspects.

Suitably qualified candidates who achieve an appropriate standard on the course are awarded either the MSc Degree or the Cranfield University Postgraduate Diploma in Military Electronic Systems Engineering as appropriate. The formal aims of the PGDip and MSc are as follows:

  • The aim of the Postgraduate Diploma course is to provide students with a detailed knowledge and understanding of military electronic warfare systems such that they are fully equipped for roles in defence intelligence and acquisition, involving the specification and analysis of such systems, working individually or as part of a team.
  • In addition, the MSc course enables the student to carry out an in-depth investigation into an area of electronic warfare to further enhance their analytical capability.

Content / Structure

The course comprises two phases, namely a taught phase and the project. The taught phase has duration of 29 weeks and is assessed by a combination of set assignments and examinations. The project phase lasts for 18 weeks and is assessed by a thesis and a viva-voce examination.

The student takes 7 compulsory modules, totalling 100 credits + optional (O) modules to the value of 20 credits for the PGDip; additionally, for the MSc, the student must take the project.

Core Modules

The modules are:

Electromagnetic Propagation and Devices

Signal Processing, Statistics and Analysis

Communications Principles

Communications Systems

Radar Systems

Electro-optics & Infrared Systems

Information Networks

Systems Engineering and Information Management

Advanced Sensor Topics

Aeronautical Engineering

MSc

Project

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