36 months
4666 GBP/year
4666 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Sensors Electronic Warfare from Cranfield University covers a selection of Electronic Warfare topics relevant to military systems, covering the specification, analysis, development, procurement, and technical management of military radar, electro-optics and infrared sensor systems.

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Key facts

The main focus of the Sensors Electronic Warfare from Cranfield University , being Electronic Warfare in relation to sensor systems, requires a good understanding of these systems before going on to consider how to defend them from electronic attack or intercept.

PgCert students must complete a taught phase consisting of six specified modules. The course is delivered via lectures, laboratory demonstrations and tutorials. The teaching of the modules is reinforced by visits to relevant outside organisations and scheduled outside of teaching periods.


Successful graduates of this course should be fully equipped for roles in defence intelligence, systems development and acquisition, involving the specification and analysis of such systems; and working individually or as part of a team either in the military or in the defence industry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electromagnetic Propagation and Devices 
  • Signal Processing, Statistics and Analysis 
  • Radar Principles 
  • Radar Electronic Warfare 
  • Electro-Optics and Infrared Systems 


This PgCert has been designed for officers of the Armed Forces and for scientists and technical officers in government defence establishments and the defence industry.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second class honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline (normally electronics, electrical engineering or physics). Alternatively, a lesser qualification with relevant professional experience may be acceptable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4666 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    4666 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.

Living costs for Swindon

700 - 1400 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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