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MSc (Eng)Nuclear Materials Engineering and Science

Tuition fee £20,470 per year
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Our one year postgraduate taught courses provide an innovative programme of study in which students are challenged to achieve their best; developing specialist skills and knowledge sought after by employers, as well as establishing an ideal background for PhD research.

This course covers the fundamentals of materials science and engineering associated with nuclear materials, systems, waste immobilisation and disposal.

Graduates work in reactor operations, safety case development and waste form development.

Programme structure


There may be some changes to these modules before you start your course. For the very latest module information, check with the department.

Core modules

Nuclear Reactor Engineering Studies
Nuclear Fuel Cycle
Nuclear Waste Immobilisation and Disposal
Materials for Nuclear Systems
Science of Materials
Materials Processing and Characterisation
Materials Selection, Properties and Applications
Technical Skills Development
Research project in the area of your choice

Optional modules

Glasses and Cements
Advanced Materials Manufacturing – Part 1


Laboratory classes


Formal exams
Coursework assignments

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States