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.
This degree has been accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council. Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by the Engineering Council in the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC).
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- Electro-optic and Infrared Systems
- Guided Weapons - Control Theory
- Guided Weapons - Propulsion
- Guided Weapons - Aerodynamics
- Guided Weapons - Energetics
- Missile Systems Design
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.
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- 11 months
- 60 months
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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 30 other Masters in Military Science in United Kingdom
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- 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.
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International38340 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 38340 GBP for the full programme during 11 months.
National35145 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 35145 GBP for the full programme during 11 months.
- MSc Part-time £35,145
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.