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Defence and Security Export PgCert

Cranfield University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Cranfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This course is aimed at those working within the defence and security sector who are looking to expand their knowledge in defence export and its related key aspects, such as strategic trade controls, compliance, offset and negotiation. The Defence and Security Export PgCert can be obtained in one year, but also benefits from a two-year registration period, thus allowing flexibility for busy professionals.

Who is it for?

This PgCert has been designed for professionals either working in or seeking to move into the sales and marketing arena of defence, security and aerospace organisations.

This programme is intended for the following range of students:

Existing sales, marketing and export control employees in defence, aerospace and security industrial companies;
Armed forces personnel aiming to equip themselves with relevant commercial defence and security expertise, reflected via a respected university postgraduate qualification to enhance career prospects in MoD staff postings and post-service commercial appointments;
Civil service personnel working in export-driven government departments, such as the MoD, UKTI and BEIS.

Why this course?

Graduates achieve a high level of understanding and detailed knowledge by:

Focusing on marketing, but skills such as negotiations, offsets and trade compliance will prove attractive to employers seeking personnel in wider managerial fields, including contracts, commercial management as well strategic management;
Offering tuition and training specifically geared towards defence and security trade control and compliance, representing essential knowledge for those working in this area of endeavour.

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University information

Cranfield University

  • Campus address

    Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK43 0AL, England

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