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Number of ECTS credits: 
60
Number of years: 
1 year (can be spread over 2 years)
Study language: 
English
In cooperation with: 
Université de Liège, Université Catholique de Louvain, Universiteit Gent, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Université Libre de Bruxelles
Faculty: 
Ingenieurswetenschappen
accredited by NVAO
Campus: 
Brussels Engineering, Sciences & Humanities Campus

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After the master

 
Advanced master of Science in Nuclear Engineering

Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering

Standaard traject
Academic year 2017-2018
This interuniversity 'master after master' program (60 ECTS) is jointly organized by the Belgian Nuclear Higher Education Network (BNEN), a consortium of six Belgian universities: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Universiteit Gent, Université de Liège , Université Catholique de Louvain et Université Libre de Bruxelles and the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK-CEN). Students can enroll for this master program at each of the six partner universities. The program is built up of 31 ECTS of common compulsory courses, 9 ECTS of elective courses and a compulsory Master Thesis of 20 ECTS.

Compulsory Common Courses Nuclear Engineering

This module includes all compulsory common courses of the master program.
From the courses listed below, students must obtain 31 ECTS credits.
Title Course titular Semester ECTS credits
Introduction to nuclear physics and measurements 1st semester 3
Nuclear energy: introduction 1st semester 3
Nuclear fuel cycle 1st semester 3
Nuclear materials 1st semester 3
Radiation protection 1st semester 3
Nuclear reactor theory 2nd semester 6
Nuclear thermal hydraulics 2nd semester 5
Safety of nuclear power plants 2nd semester 5

Elective Courses Nuclear Engineering

This module includes the list of elective courses available to the students.
From the courses listed below, students must obtain 9 ECTS credits.
Title Course titular Semester ECTS credits
Advanced courses of the nuclear fuel cycle 2nd semester 3
Advanced nuclear reactor physics and technology 2nd semester 3
Advanced radiation protection/radiation ecology 2nd semester 3
Advanced course elective topic 1st and 2nd semester 3
Advanced nuclear materials 1st and 2nd semester 3
Nuclear and radiological risk governance 1st and 2nd semester 3

Master Thesis Nuclear Engineering

This module includes the compulsory Master Thesis.
From the courses listed below, students must obtain 20 ECTS credits.
Title Course titular Semester ECTS credits
Master Thesis Nuclear Engineering 1st and 2nd semester 20