Start Date: Mon 4 Sep 17, study spread over 3-5 years.
This course is delivered by Cranfield University on behalf of Technology School, Defence Academy.
The course covers the technology and techniques used in modern military communications (including information systems) and surveillance systems (including radar and electro-optic sensors) operating in a joint Electronic Warfare (EW) environment.
The aim of the course is to provide EW-oriented education for officers of the Armed Forces and scientists or technical officers to enhance employment opportunities in fields such as: defence acquisition; defence evaluation and testing; and technical intelligence.
By the end of the package/course students will be able to:
- Critically analyse the threat from Electronic Surveillance (ES) and Electronic Attack (EA) to typical military sensor and information systems and propose strategies involving Electronic Defence (ED) mechanisms to such threats.
- Evaluate the performance of a number of military sensor and information systems in a hostile EW environment.
A key development course to support the needs of the business.
The course is classified and security clearance is required to attend.
There are no exemptions for this course.
Normally a 1st or 2nd class honours degree or professional equivalent in electrical or electronic engineering or related subjects. Students whose native language is not English must attain an IELTS score of 7.
The MSc in Military Electronic Systems Engineering (MESE) is suitable for officers of the armed forces and for scientists and technical officers in government defence establishments and the defence industry. This course is centrally funded less T&S and is primarily aimed at mid career officers (Major (OF3) rank) and above, equivalent grade MOD Civil Servants, in an associated career field or employment.