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:
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.
The programme is accredited by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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.Book IELTS
Minimum required score (Grade C):
The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
* 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:
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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