Why study MSc Nuclear Science and Technology?
A new concept in postgraduate teaching, the course is run jointly
The consortium represents more than 90% of the nuclear postgraduate teaching expertise residing in the UK's universities and research institutes. You'll be taught by world-leading academics from the University of Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, London and Sheffield, and will have access to a one-stop shop of postgraduate training in nuclear science & technology, unparalleled in the UK.
- Duration: 1 year full time
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- Entry requirements: good honours degree in materials, metallurgy, chemistry, physics or a related engineering subject from an approved institution
- English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent
Registered at Sheffield and based
The core of each module is one week’s direct teaching at the institution delivering the module, where you would be travelling to, and may include, in addition to lectures, group work, presentation of topics, interactive discussion groups.
On completion, students will obtain a sound understanding of the nuclear fuel cycle, ranging from the study of reactor physics, through to waste disposal, and the societal impact and regulation of nuclear energy.
|Meet our students||
Meet Dr Martin Stennett, Course Director and Experimental Officer in Nuclear Materials
Our network of world leading academics, at the cutting edge of their research, inform our courses providing a stimulating, dynamic environment in which to study.
You'll receive support throughout your course, plus a dedicated Supervisor for your research project.
If you have any questions about the course, please contact Course Director Dr Martin Stennett direct email
Students who undertake this course, after completion, are highly valued in the industry (both in the UK and worldwide) and work
Take a look at where our alumni are now working. Meet our alumni
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*The content of individual lecture courses and modules is continually reviewed and updated. For more detail on the specific syllabus, course structure and specific content of modules, please contact Dr Joel Foreman, Postgraduate Taught Admissions Tutor, email@example.com.