University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Nuclear Science and Technology

The programme addresses a broad range of disciplines in nuclear science and technology; it is particularly concerned with ongoing liabilities and the nuclear legacy and is designed to assist companies and individuals in meeting the challenge of this important industry.There is a substantial continuing need for specialist engineers to service the nuclear industry for the operation and decommissioning of the existing reactors, and a growing worldwide programme of building new reactors. Against this background, The University of Manchester is offering a postgraduate programme in Nuclear Science & Technology to help supply the industry with expertise level to help fill the predicted skills gap.

Course modules

Sponsorship information

The Panasonic Trust offers grants to UK engineers from industry studying part time; details may be found on The Royal Academy of Engineering website which administers the Panasonic Trust.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 12 months
MSc Distance learning September 2017 - 36 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 36 months
PgCert Part-time September 2017 - 18 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 - 36 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 - 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 - 36 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 - 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West
Distance learning

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Key information

School of Physics and Astronomy
Telephone number: 
0161 306 3673