Nuclear Energy (EMINE), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #98 (QS) ,
The joint master's programme in Nuclear Energy (EMINE) is offered by four European universities through InnoEnergy and KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Nuclear energy has a significant place in a low-carbon, global energy mix – and is a dynamic sector in which to build a lifelong career in sustainable energy. 

About

Nuclear Energy (EMINE) at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology

The programme deepens your technical knowledge, while broadening your understanding of the wider energy sector and the societal, economic and environmental impacts of nuclear energy.

Whether it is leading the design of new reactor types, managing the safe decommissioning of older plants, developing innovative new policy, or planning effective waste management, the joint master's programme in Nuclear Energy equips you to meet the challenges facing the world’s nuclear energy industry.

In addition, the programme gives you unrivalled opportunities to engage directly with major industrial players and research institutes through a series of activities throughout the programme. Areva, EDF, Endesa and Vattenfall all take an active role in the programme, alongside the CEA, one of the most important research centres in nuclear energy in Europe.

The joint master’s programme in Nuclear Energy is an international programme for an international industry. You will join students from all over the world for two years at two different universities and one of Europe’s leading business schools. After successfully completing the programme and your thesis, you will receive a double diploma: a master’s degree from two of the following institutes:

  • Master Material Science for Nuclear Energy, from INP: Grenoble Institute of Technology, France
  • Master of Science, from KTH: Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Master of Science Nuclear Energy, from Université Paris-Saclay, France
  • Master of Nuclear Engineering, from UPC: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech, Spain
Careers

The joint master’s programme in Nuclear Energy will give you a comprehensive understanding of the key issues surrounding nuclear energy, and gives graduates a wide choice of career paths, including the key areas of design and construction, operation and maintenance, decommissioning and waste management.

Thanks to the strong focus on business skills and innovation, our graduates are readily able to take on managerial and leadership positions. Alternatively, the programme is the first step to a career in research and a doctoral candidature.

Accreditation

The programme is accredited by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).

Programme Structure

The students in this programme can specialize in the following areas:
  • Materials science for nuclear energy
  • Nuclear reactor physics and engineering
  • Nuclear plant design
  • Operations
  • Fuel cycle
  • Decommissioning and waste management
For more information please check the programme website.

Lecturers


Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Round 0: 13 November – 7 January
    • Round 1: 8 January – 25 February 
    • Round 2: 26 February – 22 April
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    180

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    92

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Academic Requirements

  • A completed Bachelor’s degree (worth a minimum of 180 ECTS credits)*
  • English language proficiency
  • Programme-specific requirements

* If you are in your final year of undergraduate education, you can also apply and receive a conditional offer

You will need to upload the following documents as pdf files with your application:

  • A copy of your Bachelor’s degree certificate
  • A copy of your transcript of records
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Your CV or resume
  • A copy of your passport
  • Where required, a motivation letter explaining why you wish to apply to the programme

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

Students accepted without scholarship will need to pay 500€ (non refundable) as a confirmation fee within two weeks after receiving the acceptance letter. This amount will be deducted from the full amount of the participation fees. More details of the payment will be in the acceptance letter.

Scholarships and fee waivers available for the best applicants from all nationalities in round 0 and 1. Scholarships and fee waivers only available for the best EU applicants in round 2.

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