Elements of this Module will be undertaken at Cranfield University at Shrivenham located on the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom. Security clearance will be required if this module is selected. Please refer to our entry requirements section for more details, or see further about security clearance for Cranfield at Shrivenham.
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To understand and evaluate the effect of projectile and blast impact on personnel, vehicles and structures and the material science governing available protection systems for a given threat.
At a glance
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- Duration5 days
- LocationCranfield campus
Cost£1,750 - Short Course for Credit fee
What you will learnOn successful completion of this module you should be able to:
• Evaluate available protection systems for a given threat
• Assess potential wounding/injury/damage for a given threat
• Apply testing and analytical methodologies for current/future projectile defeat
• Penetrating, blunt and blast injuries
• Tissue simulants
• Metallic and non-metallic armours
• Analytical modelling
• Numerical modelling
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This course will be taught at Masters standard as it is one of the modules that comprise the postgraduate Forensic Modular Masters Programme. Registering for this Short Course for Credit and successfully passing the associated assessment will gain you 10 Cranfield credits. These could then be used to apply for a transfer towards a PgCert/PgDip or MSc in the Forensic Programme should you wish to complete one of these courses within 5 years.
The course is a module of the Forensic Modular Masters Programme, which is accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.
Sponsored by company - £1,750
Individual (anyone paying for themselves to attend) - £875
Alumni/Current Student - £435
Location and travel
Situated close to Milton Keynes and Bedford, the Cranfield campus is situated in Wharley End, very close to Cranfield village, and is about 10 minutes from the M1 motorway. There is rail and road access to most major airports as well as coach and train stations. Cranfield campus also has its own airport for private executive business travel.
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