Nuclear Engineering

Western University - Canada

48 months
9576 CAD/year
3836 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The University Network of Excellence in Nuclear Engineering (UNENE), created through the partnership of three leading Ontario universities, namely, McMaster University, University of Waterloo, and University of Western Ontario, presents a unique, innovative learning experience through a Master's Degree Program in Nuclear Engineering Design with emphasis on nuclear power reactor technology.


NENE is an alliance of universities, nuclear power utilities, research and regulatory agencies for the support and development of nuclear education, research and development capability in Canadian universities.

Educational opportunity 

The educational component is in the form of an M. Eng Nuclear Engineering program at University of Western Ontario mainly catering for working professionals by being offered on weekends and using distance learning tools. Where feasible, courses are presented at nuclear industry sites for the convenience of the students. The program is designed to enhance industrial instructors and the educational materials of the partner firms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Project
  • Nuclear Fuel Management
  • Nuclear Power Plant Systems and Operations
  • Control, Instrumentation and Electrical Systems in CANDU based Nuclear Power Plants

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
B (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of an Honours Bachelors Degree in Engineering with grades equivalent to a mid B or better.
  • Recommended three years or more post baccalaureate engineering experience in industry or the equivalent thereof.
  • Individuals with an honours undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science, Physics and related fields are also invited to apply.
  • This program is for individuals who currently live and work within Southwestern Ontario. International applicants will only be considered once they have relocated to the area.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9576 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4788 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3836 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1918 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.


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Nuclear Engineering
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