Study Military Science in United Kingdom

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Military Science in United Kingdom

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Studying Military Science

Military science analyses the character, processes and structures involving warfare. Military science is an interdisciplinary field combining knowledge of humanities, natural sciences as well as applied sciences and engineering. Bachelor and Master degree students in military science will learn more about the history, philosophy, organization, responsibilities, and role of the army in society.

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Studying in United Kingdom

The UK has one of the most cosmopolitan societies within Europe and you will study with people from all over the world. The variety of universities and degrees is broad and degrees will be accepted worldwide.

24 Military Science Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.Litt. War Studies

An understanding of war, for good or ill, is of vital importance. This War Studies programme at University of Glasgow offers the opportunity to study the theory and practice of war in a wide range of aspects, from the Middle Ages to the present day, and from causes to consequences.

School of Humanities
Postgraduate Certificate Sensors Electronic Warfare

The Sensors Electronic Warfare PgCert from Cranfield University has been designed for officers of the Armed Forces and for scientists and technical officers in government defence establishments and the defence industry.

Defence and Security
M.Sc. Guided Weapon Systems

The Guided Weapon Systems MSc is a flagship Cranfield University course and has an outstanding reputation within the Guided Weapons community. The course meets the requirements of all three UK armed services and is also open to students from NATO countries, Commonwealth forces, selected non-NATO countries, the scientific civil service and industry.

Defence and Security
M.A. Strategy and International Security

The Strategy and International Security MA from The University of Hull will give you the confidence to turn your ideas into action – you’ll learn the techniques involved with managing crises, including making decisions, dealing with consequences and achieving resolution. This programme will give you transferable knowledge and skills for a wide variety of careers, but especially in fields such as: military, security and risk analysis to name a few.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
M.Sc. Global Crime, Justice and Security

The MSc in Global Crime, Justice and Security at The University of Edinburgh was launched as a joint, interdisciplinary project between the School of Law and the School of Social and Political Science in 2009. It attracts students from social science, law and relevant professional backgrounds.

Edinburgh Law School
M.Sc. Systems Engineering for Defence Capability (PgDip/ PgCert)

All those involved in the wider defence enterprise, across government, military, industry, science and technology have changing needs and aspirations for defence. Agility, resilience, continuity of supply, skills and innovation now complement the continuing need to balance cost, time and performance in everything they do.

Defence and Security
M.Sc. Defence Simulation and Modelling (PgDip/ PgCert)

The MSc in Defence Simulation and Modelling (PgDip/ PgCert) course from Cranfield University addresses the design, development, procurement, use and management of models and simulations for applications in experimentation, training, testing, analysis and assessment of military forces, systems and equipment.

Defence and Security
M.A. Military History

This programme seeks to explain why wars occur, to highlight how warfare has changed through the ages, and to show how the military interacts with wider human society.

The Faculty of Humanities
M.Sc. Military Operational Research (PgDip/ PgCert)

The MSc in Military Operational Research (PgDip/ PgCert) course from Cranfield University provides a detailed exposure to the context, issues and methods used to analyse the increasingly complex problems which are found in the defence environment and to support decision making. It exposes the types of analysis and allows practical experience of tools and methods which are used, ranging from judgemental analysis through mathematical techniques to models and simulations.

Defence and Security
M.Sc. Explosives Ordnance Engineering (PgDip)

This MSc in Explosives Ordnance Engineering (PgDip) course from Cranfield University has been designed specifically to provide an opportunity to a wide range of attendees, which include military officers, defence industry staff, government servants and civilian students.

Defence and Security
M.Sc. Security Sector Management (PgDip/ PgCert)

The MSc in Security Sector Management (PgDip/ PgCert) programme from Cranfield University covers a selection of Electronic Warfare (EW) topics relevant to military systems, covering the specification, analysis, development, procurement, and technical management of military radar, electro-optics and infrared sensor systems.

Defence and Security
M.A. History of War

Based in the Department of War Studies, our MA History of War examines the social, cultural and operational aspects of war from broad historiographical and interdisciplinary perspectives. With close links to the Department of History and the Institute of Contemporary British History, you can study most aspects of the history of armed conflict and society from the late medieval period to the present day.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
M.A. War in the Modern World (by E-learning)

The War in the Modern World MA offers a comprehensive examination of military conflict, international security issues and global geo-political change from 1945 to the present day. By learning remotely, you can access our high standard of teaching and expert staff with minimal disruption to your personal or professional life.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
Postgraduate Certificate Communications Electronic Warfare

The Communications Electronic Warfare PgCert from Cranfield University has been designed for officers of the Armed Forces and for scientists and technical officers in government defence establishments and the defence industry.

Defence and Security
M.A. Military History By Distance Learning

This two-year distance learning programme offers you the opportunity to explore military history, drawing in particular on Birmingham's expertise in the history of the two world wars and air power. Subjects to be studied include command and leadership; tactics, operations and the use of technology; ethics and war; and the individual's experience of war. You will complete the MA with a 15,000-word dissertation on a topic of your choice.

Department of History
M.Sc. Gun Systems Design (PgDip/ PgCert)

This MSc in Gun Systems Design (PgDip/ PgCert) course from Cranfield University provides education and training in selected weapons systems. The course is intended for officers of the armed forces and for scientists and technical officers in government defence establishments and the defence industry. It is particularly suitable for those who, in their subsequent careers, will be involved with the specification, analysis, development, technical management or operation of weapons systems.

Defence and Security
M.Sc. Military Vehicle Technology (PgDip/ PgCert)

This MSc in Military Vehicle Technology (PgDip/ PgCert) course from Cranfield University provides education and training in military vehicle systems. The course is intended for officers of the armed forces and for scientists and technical officers in government defence establishments and the defence industry. It is particularly suitable for those who, in their subsequent careers, will be involved with the specification, analysis, development, technical management or operation of military vehicles.

Defence and Security
M.A. War Studies

The MA in War Studies from King's College London enhances analytical, conceptual, research and critical thinking skills designed expressly to enhance employability and aid professional career development. You will gain an understanding of the phenomenon of war and conflict, along with its causes, conduct and consequences, from historical, political, philosophical, military and sociological viewpoints.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
M.Sc. War and Psychiatry

The War & Psychiatry MSc course will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge about the way individuals, both in the armed forces and civilians, respond to psychological trauma. Drawing on multidisciplinary expertise, you will have the opportunity to compare the experiences of different nations to explore both theoretical and practical aspects of the subject. 

Taught programmes
M.Sc. International Defence and Security (PgDip/ PgCert)

The MSc in International Defence and Security (PgDip/ PgCert) from Cranfield University deals with some of the most pressing issues of world politics such as the causes of war and peace, the pressures and opportunities of globalisation, the threats posed by terrorism, and the problems of global poverty and injustice.

Defence and Security
M.Sc. Military Aerospace and Airworthiness (PgCert/ PgDip)

Today’s military aviation platforms are complex systems and it is essential, therefore, that they are deployed and maintained in such a way as to ensure their continued airworthiness and the safety of the crew operating them. To achieve this requires engineers to be cognisant of a broad range of aerospace engineering, airworthiness and safety disciplines.

Defence and Security
MSc, PgDip, PgCert Military Electronic Systems Engineering

This course provides education and training in selected military electronic systems. It is particularly suitable for those who will be involved with the specification, analysis, development, technical management or operation of military radar, electro-optics, communications, sonar or information systems, where the emphasis will be on an Electronic Warfare environment.

Defence and Security
M.Sc. Defence Acquisition Management (PgDip/ PgCert)

If you are involved in any aspect of defence acquisition, then this MSc in Defence Acquisition Management (PgDip/ PgCert) course from Cranfield University is relevant to you. Whether you are involved in establishing or managing capability requirements; engaged in the procurement, commercial or contracting activities; or developing and implementing support solutions, this course will provide the underpinning knowledge and develop the critical thinking skills required for effective management of defence acquisition.

Defence and Security