University of Central Lancashire
Nuclear Safety and Security
UCLan has developed strong relationships with nuclear employers which include Sellafield Ltd, National Nuclear Laboratory, BAE Systems at Barrow and Westinghouse Ltd; as a result, the course is uniquely designed and is delivered from a UCLan campus, offering employees already working within the sector and assisting employer led provisions, a flexible programme to fit in around their work patterns; access to those people from the general engineering sector is also being encouraged.
A 2.2 Honours degree in relevant scientific, engineering and technology subjects related to nuclear industry, or equivalent; relevant professional experience is considered; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5, or equivalent.
Core modules: Nuclear fuel cycle technology; the regulation and management of nuclear security and safeguards; research methodology; leadership strategies and skills in nuclear related environment; optional modules: The regulation and management of nuclear safety; the delivery of nuclear safety; the delivery of nuclear security and safeguards; decommissioning and retrieval conditioning and storage of radioactive waste.
There are a variety of assessments including field visit reports and group project presentations to test the ability and knowledge in specific nuclear safety projects - directed to the preparation of and participation in student-led project presentations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 9,450 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 500 per Module (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Preston Campus||Preston||PR1 2HE||North West|