University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Nuclear Science and Technology

This course is run in partnership with fellow members of the Nuclear Technology Education Consortium (Sheffield is one of the lead partners, along with Manchester and Liverpool) and gives you access to more than 90 per cent of the UK's academic expertise in nuclear waste immobilisation, decommissioning and clean-up. You'll be based in the department's world-leading NucleUS Immobilisation Science Laboratory, and will take eight modules on the nuclear fuel cycle. Topics include reactor materials and nuclear waste management with each module including one week at one of our partner universities.

Course modules

Modules: processing, storage and disposal of nuclear waste; nuclear fuel cycle; reactor physics and criticality; risk management.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by formal exams, coursework assignments and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Telephone number: