SNEAM / ANWM - Advanced Nuclear Waste Management specializes in nuclear waste management. It develops fundamental scientific, technical and industrial knowledge, has a particular focus on the backend of the nuclear fuel cycle, nuclear waste management, long-term safety and environmental impact assessment and provides strong insights on dismantlement and decommissioning of nuclear installations.
The master forms engineers exposed to a highly complex scientific environment where technical expertise is omnipresent in the field of nuclear waste management. The program provides:
- The scientific knowledge necessary for nuclear waste management and the capability to understand how to assess long-term safety and environment impacts.
- The competencies to master the operational techniques and strategies for the management of nuclear waste.
- The appropriate solutions according to the type of waste through project work in industry.
- The possibility to build contacts with a large number of international key players in the field.
- The competencies to master dismantlement and decommissioning of nuclear installations.
- Societal considerations in the management of nuclear waste with regard to the public acceptance.
The Master of Science ANWM starts in September and is divided into 4 semesters:
- MSc year 1 : 1 academic semester in ENSICAEN + 1 academic semester in Nantes
- MSc year 2 : 1 academic semester for specialization + 6 months Master Thesis in industry or research laboratory.
The program of the first year for the SNEAM/ANWM program is the same as the first year for the SNEAM/NEPIA program and SNEAM/NUTMA