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Guided Weapon Systems

Cranfield University

Master
11 months
Duration
31000 GBP/full
31000 GBP/full
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About

The Guided Weapon Systems programme is a flagship Cranfield University course and has an outstanding reputation within the Guided Weapons community. The course meets the requirements of all three UK armed services and is also open to students from NATO countries, Commonwealth forces, selected non-NATO countries, the scientific civil service and industry.

Overview

The Guided Weapon Systems course from Cranfield University brings together the wide variety of disciplines constituting guided weapon systems technology and to present them in an integrated manner. 

It takes you on to an understanding of the principles of guided weapon systems technology and all interrelated and multi-disciplinary facets involved with the complete systems design process.

The course structure is modular in nature with each module conducted at a postgraduate level. The interactions between modules are emphasised throughout. A comprehensive suite of visits to industrial and services establishments consolidates the learning process, ensuring the taught subject matter is directly relevant and current.

Careers

Successful students will have a detailed understanding of Guided Weapons system design and will be highly suited to any role or position with a requirement for specific knowledge of such systems. Many students go on to positions within the services which have specific needs for such skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electro-optic and Infrared Systems
  • Applications - Control and Guidance
  • Applications Propulsion and Aerodynamics
  • Control Theory
  • Propulsion and Aerodynamics Theory
  • Structures, Aeroelasticity and Power Supplies

Audience

This course is an essential pre-requisite for many specific weapons postings in the UK and overseas forces. It also offers an ideal opportunity for anyone working in the Guided Weapons industry to get a comprehensive overall understanding of all the main elements of guided weapons systems.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 11 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 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.

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Students requiring a visa to study in the UK may need to apply for an ATAS certificate to study this course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31000 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 11 months.
  • EU/EEA

    31000 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 11 months.

EU/International:

  • PgDip Full-time: £24,800
  • PgCert Full-time: £13,600

Funding

  • Conacyt (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia)
  • Postgraduate Loan from Student Finance England 
  • Santander MSc Scholarship
  • Chevening Scholarships
  • Cranfield Postgraduate Loan Scheme (CPLS) 
  • Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Countries
  • Future Finance Student Loans

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.

Due for update

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