Join a top university to progress your nuclear education

There are a number of university clusters which work collaboratively with the nuclear sector.  Click on the name of the cluster or logo for further details:

    NTEC - Nuclear Technology
Education Consortium
    UK Nuclear University Network           South West Nuclear Hub 

The Nuclear Institute is developing a NI membership offer for universities and students. Keep a look out on the Graduates and News & Insights section of the website.

Nuclear related university courses

Below is a list of Universities across the UK offering courses related to the nuclear industry. Click on the name of the course or logo for further details. 

University of Birmingham

B.Sc. in Nuclear Science and Materials

M.Eng. in Nuclear Engineering

M.Sc. in Physics and Technology of Nuclear Reactors

M.Sc. in Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management 


University of Bristol 

MSc Nuclear Science and Engineering 


University of Cambridge

BA/MEng undergraduate engineering programme includes modules in Nuclear Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy.

Energy and the Environment is one of ten specialisations available in years 3 and 4.

MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

MPhil in Nuclear Energy


University of Central Lancashire

UCLan offer a variety of nuclear related Foundation Degrees at the John Tyndall Nuclear Institute

UCLan undergraduate nuclear courses

UCLan postgraduate nuclear courses


University of Cumbria

FDSc in Radiation Protection B.Sc. in Radiation Protection 


Defence Academy of the United Kingdom

M.Sc. Nuclear Advanced Course 


University of Dundee

Master of Laws (LLM) and associated Diploma in International and Comparative Nuclear Law and Policy


Imperial College London

M.Eng. in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

M.Eng. in Chemical and Nuclear Engineering

M.Eng. in Materials and Nuclear Engineering

M.Sc. in Nuclear Engineering


Lancaster University

M.Eng in Nuclear Engineering

M.Sc. in Decommissioning and Clean-Up

M.Sc. in Safety Engineering 


University of Leeds 

M.Eng./B.Eng. Chemical and Nuclear Engineering

M.Eng./B.Eng. Mechanical with Nuclear Engineering 


University of Liverpool

B.Sc. in Physics with Nuclear Science

B.Sc. in Physics with Radiation Protection

M.Sc. in Radiometrics: Instrumentation and Modelling

Certificate in Radioactive Waste Monitoring and Decommissioning 


The University of Manchester

B.Sc./M.Phys. undergraduate Physics programme includes modules in Nuclear Physics, Applied Nuclear Physics, Physics of Energy Sources and extensive nuclear laboratory practical work.

Dalton Nuclear Institute at The University of Manchester has established the most advanced academic nuclear research capability in the UK and offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional development courses.


Nottingham Trent University

B.Sc. in Physics with Nuclear Technology 


Nuclear Technology Education Consortium (NTEC)

M.Sc, Diploma, Certificate and CFD programme 


The Open University

An undergraduate module on Nuclear Energy 


University of Sheffield

M.Sc. in Nuclear Environmental Science and Technology


University of Surrey

M.Sc. in Radiation and Environmental Protection

M.Sc. in Radiation Detection and Measurement 


University of the West of Scotland

B.Sc. in Physics with Nuclear Technology