12 months
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28600 GBP/year
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About

This MSc in Nuclear Science and Engineering at University of Bristol will prepare you for a career in industry or academia by providing a thorough grounding in the science and engineering that underpins today’s nuclear energy systems. 

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Overview

The MSc in Nuclear Science and Engineering at University of Bristol  combines the strengths of our science and engineering faculties with an established programme of nationally recognised industrial research through the Bristol-Oxford Nuclear Research Centre. The MSc offers a unique multidisciplinary experience and is a key part of the South West Nuclear Hub.

It has been developed and delivered in partnership with industry, including a focus on nuclear professionalism. After completing the programme, you will be familiar with the nuclear industry and its unique safety culture, which will prepare you to enter the industry or continue in academia.

The MSc offers numerous opportunities to collaborate with partner institutions, such as Institute Polytechnique de Grenoble (INP), École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (ENSAM), the Materials Ageing Institute (MAI) and Hitachi-GE Internships.

Careers

Graduates will leave equipped with a familiarity with the nuclear industry and the specialised nature of its safety culture, and they will be prepared to enter the industry or continue towards further research.

Recent graduates have gone to work in the nuclear industry for employers such as Dounreay, EDF Energy, Nuclear Grads, Frazer Nash and Atkins. Others have continued to PhD study, including within the Interface Analysis Centre and the Solid Mechanics Research Group at the University of Bristol.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nuclear Reactor Engineering
  • Nuclear Materials Behaviour
  • Nuclear Reactor Physics
  • Nuclear Fuel Cycle
  • Research Skills
  • Group Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
67
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
67
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in an engineering or science discipline. Applicants must demonstrate mathematical knowledge, which may be demonstrated by modules/content within their undergraduate degree, or in A-level Mathematics (or equivalent). 
  • Candidates should supply details of high school qualifications when applying (if relevant). Relevant professional experience or qualifications can also be put forward for consideration as equivalent to the academic entry requirements. These will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13300 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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