Taught course

Sensors Electronic Warfare

Cranfield University · Defence and Security

Entry 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.

Months of entry


Course content

This PgCert 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.

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

Graduates achieve a high level of understanding and detailed knowledge of military communications and sensor systems with particular regard to electronic warfare.

The main focus of the course, 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.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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