M.Sc. Explosives Ordnance Engineering

Cranfield University

Tuition fee: Not specified
Start date: September  2014
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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Suitable for practitioners, designers, teachers and researchers in the fields of explosives and explosives ordnance engineering, who will gain the advanced academic background necessary for them to contribute effectively to any military or commercial project requiring their expertise.

Takes you on to opportunities at a more senior level. The majority of the students are sponsored by their employers and continue to work for them on completion of the course.

You will be taught by Cranfield University academic staff at the Defence Academy - College of Management and Technology who understand the challenges of translating theory into practice. The defence-specific content will be delivered by military staff from the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom. Visiting lecturers include experts from industry, research establishments and Government departments, particularly the MOD.

Contents

The Explosives Ordnance Engineering MSc is designed for professionals from the UK or overseas from the following sectors: civil servants, serving officers in the army, navy and air force, and civilians employed in the explosives and defence industries.

Part One of the MSc course contains an introductory period followed by academic instruction, which is in modular form. Students take ten core modules covering the main disciplines and choose two optional modules based upon their particular background, future requirements or interests.

To qualify for the Explosives Ordnance Engineering MSc, students must successfully complete formal examinations, coursework and a research project.

Research Project

In Part Two, students undertake a research project; a list of prospective projects is provided each year by the teaching staff. Alternatively, with agreement of the teaching staff/supervisor, students may undertake appropriate research of their own choosing.

Accreditation

The award of Explosives Ordnance Engineering MSc meets the educational requirements for the Engineering Council UKs register of Chartered Engineers (CEng); the course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Modules:

Core modules

* Ammunition Systems 1 - Warheads
* Ammunition Systems 2 - Delivery Systems
* Ammunition Systems 3 - Target Effects
* Future Developments; Scanning the Horizon in Explosives Ordnance Engineering (EOE)
* Insensitive Munitions (half module)
* Introduction to Explosives
* Manufacture and Materials Properties of Explosives
* Gun Propellants
* Research Methodology (half module)
* Testing and Evaluation of Explosives (half module)
* Transitions to Detonation (half module)
* Computer Modelling Tools in EOE (half module)
* Explosives for Nuclear Weapons
* Explosives and the Environment (half module)
* Forensic Investigation of Explosives and Explosive Devices
* Pyrotechnics
* Risk Assessment for Explosives (half module)
* Rocket Motors and Propellants

Requirements

Normally a 1st or 2nd class Honours degree in engineering, science or mathematics or the professional equivalent. Students whose first language is not English must attain an IELTS score of 7.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 7
CAE score: 60 (Grade C)

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