The II Level Specializing Master on Navigation and Related Applications (MNRA) is a joint initiative of Politecnico di Torino and Istituto Superiore Mario Boella (ISMB) with the collaboration of Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica (INRIM) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UN-OOSA). It is a 1-year programme taught in English aiming at offering an effective answer to the job market demands in terms of high-level technicians who have a thorough knowledge and a broad vision of the navigation/ localization world.
The MNRA provides an extensive background in navigation/localization systems as well as a detailed analysis on NAV/COM integration and environmental monitoring applications or a specific training on timing. The courses range from system aspects, receiver technologies (hardware design) and innovative applications based on the user position. Courses address a wide range of topics: GPS and Galileo systems, GNSS regulatory aspects, Receiver technologies, Localization in mobile systems and WLAN, Navigation and communication hybridization (GNSS + wireless networks), applications of GNSS in surveys and mapping, Added-value navigation-related services and applications, timing and time scales generation.
A three months’ Internship in a company is mandatory for all the students (mid-June to mid-September) to be spent in a company or a research center.
The 11th edition of the Master started in September 2014. More than 150 people from 30 different countries were trained in the past ten editions of the MNRA.
Applications for the Master in NAVIGATION AND RELATED APPLICATIONS 2015/2016 are now open.
For more information visit the official page of MNRA