Program - MSc Nuclear Engineering / track Nuclear Energy Production and Industrial Applications

Key words

#Nuclear Technology




#Nuclear Safety


#Radio Protection

#Nuclear Security


Course structure

The Master of Science NE/NEPIA starts in September and is divided into 4 semesters:

  • MSc year 1 : 2 academic semesters in Nantes campus
  • MSc year 2 : 1 academic semester for specialization in Nantes campus + 6 months Master Thesis in industry or research laboratory.

Scientific and technical modules:

  • Physics of Ionizing Radiation
  • Introduction to Nuclear modeling
  • Introduction to Neutron physics
  • Safety and Radioprotection
  • Physico-Chemistry of Environment
  • Introduction to Nuclear Technology
  • Basics for reactors
  • Dismantlement and Decommissioning of Nuclear Installations
  • Nuclear materials
  • Operation & maintenance

Management modules:

  • Nuclear: Management, Safety and Society
  • Energy mix and energetic transition
  • Environmental Management and Strategy of sustainability

Company visits

Scientific seminars

Technical projects

Generic methods for Engineers

French language & culture

Professional coaching (Student centred process of reflection on competencies and professional objectives)

6-month MSc thesis in Industry or research lab