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MSc(Advanced Master) Nuclear Engineering

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Overview

More than 30% of electricity in the EU and roughly 55% in Belgium is provided by nuclear power. On a small absolute but high relative scale, Belgium has developed almost every kind of nuclear activity on its territory: nuclear power plants, fuel production, medical radio-isotope production, nuclear engineering companies, accelerator design and fabrication, nuclear waste and dismantling management, nuclear safety management, nuclear medicine, research and higher education. In short, it’s the ideal place to study all facets of nuclear engineering.

Six Belgian universities (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Liège, Université Catholique de Louvain, KU Leuven, and Universiteit Gent) and the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN) have joined forces in the Belgian Nuclear higher Education Network (BNEN) to create the Advanced Master in Nuclear Engineering, a 60 ECTS-programme. The primary objective is to educate young engineers in nuclear engineering, its applications and its safe use, and to develop and maintain high-level nuclear competences in Belgium and abroad. The BNEN offers a strong programme and fosters networking between academia, research centres, industry and other nuclear stakeholders. All teaching activities take place at SCK•CEN, ensuring training that’s compatible with the industry and well-grounded in the field.

Career opportunities

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.

This programme aims to provide young engineers and scientists with the knowledge and skills needed to start a career in the nuclear industry. Italso prepares students for a career in government, regulatory or control organisms. The programme has been recognised by the Federal Agency of Nuclear Control (FANC) for recognition as Class I Expert (Class I facilities – nuclear reactors).

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States