M.Sc. On Campus

Nuclear Engineering

Ghent University

12 months
5744 EUR/year
962 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The BNEN one-year programme in Nuclear Engineering at Ghent University was created in close collaboration with representatives of the utility companies and power plants and teaches students in all aspects of nuclear technology and its applications, creating nuclear engineering experts in the broad sense. 


Key facts

The Nuclear Engineering programme at Ghent University consits of a compulsory part of general courses, that needs to be complemented with three elective courses. 

These elective courses are used to either broaden or deepen a theme. Exercises and hands-on sessions in the specialised laboratories of SCK•CEN complement the theoretical classes and strengthen the development of nuclear skills and attitudes in a research environment. Various technical visits are organised to research and industrial nuclear facilities.


  • To train postgraduate students to become expert in the study, the design and operation of nuclear installations (reactors, power plants, nuclear fuel plants, reserach installations, etc.), with the inclusion of due safety aspects and the protection against radiation.
  • The training of persons able to serve in a variety of roles in nuclear engineering agencies, nuclear installations, research centres, nuclear inspection bodies or authorities involved in nuclear issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nuclear Energy: Introduction
  • Introduction to Nuclear Physics and Measurements
  • Radiation Protection
  • Nuclear Reactor Theory
  • Nuclear Fuel Cycle
  • Nuclear Materials
  • Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics
  • Safety of Nuclear Power Plants

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

    • Applicants must have obtained an academic degree after at least five years of study (Master of Science, Engineering or equivalent) in a discipline related to the content of the programme from a recognised University, College or Institute.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5744 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5744 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    962 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 962 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Gent

754 - 1205 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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