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.
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.
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- Electro-optic and Infrared Systems
- Applications - Control and Guidance
- Applications Propulsion and Aerodynamics
- Control Theory
- Propulsion and Aerodynamics Theory
- Structures, Aeroelasticity and Power Supplies
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.
- 11 months
- 60 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.
DisciplinesMilitary Science Electronics & Embedded Technology View 142 other Masters in Electronics & Embedded Technology in United Kingdom
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.
International31000 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 31000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 11 months.
EU/EEA31000 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 31000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 11 months.
- PgDip Full-time: £24,800
- PgCert Full-time: £13,600
- 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.
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.
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