Master of Sciences (Defence Signal Information Processing)
Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Masters by Coursework
Duration 1.5 years full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code N/A
This program is not currently offered to commencing students.
The Master of Sciences (Defence Signal Information Processing) is designed to serve the needs of professional engineers or scientists working in the defence industry who wish to upgrade their qualifications by undertaking advanced studies in signal and information processing technologies related to the defence industry. The master's degree includes a substantial research project.
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Graduate Entry Completed Honours degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Physics or Electrical & Electronic Engineering; or, a completed Bachelors degree or equivalent majoring in Mathematics or Physics, plus 18 months employment experience in the Defence industry.
Not offered to international students.
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $34,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Defence Engineer, Information Processing Engineer, Signal Processing Engineer, Communications Engineer, Systems Engineer, Telecommunications Analyst, Telecommunications Engineer, Network Engineer, Remote Sensing and GIS, Satellite Engineer, Satellite Project Scientist, Science Communicators, Diplomatic corps
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The Master of Sciences (Defence Signal Information Processing) is a 36-unit program comprising 6 units of prescribed core courses, 18 units of elective courses and a 12 unit research project, normally completed in the last semester of study.
Students who have been enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Sciences (Defence Signal Information Processing) or Graduate Diploma in Sciences (Defence Signal Information Processing), but have not been awarded those qualifications, may transfer the courses completed into the Master of Sciences (Defence Signal Information Processing).
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Example Study Plan
Master of Sciences (Defence Signal Information Processing) Year 1 EEET 5004 Engineering Research Practice (3 units) - UniSA Course
EEET 5107 Systems Engineering for Complex Problem Solving (3 units)^ - UniSA Course
Group B Elective Course (12 units)
Group B or C Elective Course (6 units)
Year 2 DEFSCI 7016A Master of Sciences (Defence) Research Project Part A (6 units)
DEFSCI 7016B Master of Sciences (Defence) Research Project Part B (6 units)
ELEC ENG 7015 Adaptive Signal Processing (3 units)
ELEC ENG 7085 Multisensor Data Fusion (3 units)
ELEC ENG 7002 Kalman Filtering & Tracking (3 units)
ELEC ENG 7070 Electromagnetic Simulations: Practical Aspects (3 units)^
ELEC ENG 7071 Detection, Estimation & Classification (3 units)
ELEC ENG 7060 Image Sensors & Processing (3 units)
ELEC ENG 7059 Radar Principles & Systems - An Introduction (3 units)^
ELEC ENG 7055 Antennas & Propagation (3 units)
ELEC ENG 7086 Mobile Communications (3 units)^
COMP SCI 7022 Computer Vision (3 units)
^Check the course planner for course availability noting the availability of all courses is conditional on the availability of staff and facilities.
Assessment includes coursework and a research project.
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Last updated: Monday, 1 Jan 2018