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Nuclear Engineering, M.Eng.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #190 (WUR) ,
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 Western, presents a unique, innovative learning experience through a Master's Degree Program in Nuclear Engineering Design with emphasis on nuclear power reactor technology.

About

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.

The educational component is in the form of an M. Eng program 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.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario.

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Variable

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score:
Recommended score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • 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 Applies to you

    9576 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4788 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    3836 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1918 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1037 - 1630 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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