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Nuclear Engineering


Number of ECTS credits: 
Number of years: 
1 year (can be spread over 2 years)
Study language: 
In cooperation with: 
Université de Liège, Université Catholique de Louvain, Universiteit Gent, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Université Libre de Bruxelles
accredited by NVAO


Six Belgian universities collaborate in the organisation of the advanced master’s in Nuclear Engineering. In this high-quality and  demanding programme, students with high-level backgrounds in engineering investigate theoretical subjects such as neutron physics, fluid flow and heat transfer modelling, which are subsequently applied to various topics such as reactor design, nuclear safety and plant operation and control.

Admission and registration

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After graduation

A master degree opens doors in many different branches and sectors. You will be able to work in the private sector, (non-) governmental organisations, or continue your academic career as a PhD researcher. Not sure what your next step should be? The VUB helps you with your first steps on the job market.