University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Nuclear Energy

The course provides: knowledge and understanding of nuclear technology, policy and allied business; intellectual skills to engage with the issues that the development and deployment of nuclear energy poses; transferable skills to work and progress in teams within and across the nuclear sector

Entry requirements

At least a good 2.1 Honours degree from a UK university or equivalent; overall band score of 7.0, with not less than 7.0 in speaking, listening and writing, and 6.5 in reading.

Course modules

Reactor physics; reactor engineering and thermal-hydraulics; fuel cycle, waste and decommissioning; nuclear fuels and materials; advanced systems and safety; nuclear technology policy teaching delivered by the judge business school: supporting business management courses and seminars, plus a number of elective technical courses; long research project and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 9,081 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 25,221 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Telephone number: 
01223 760606