MSc in Nuclear Engineering, track in Advanced Nuclear Waste Management Program By IMT Atlantique |Top Universities

IMT Atlantique

Campus Nantes, Nantes, France
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 9750-24000
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

This course is taught in English

The MSc program in 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.

Program content :

> Physics of ionizing radiations

> Detection of ionizing radiations

> Introduction to nuclear modeling

> Introduction to neutron physics

> Radioprotection

> Physico-chemistry of environment

> Introduction to nuclear technology

> Detection and industrial applications

> Project management & entrepreneurship

> Measurement and data analysis

> Wastes, conditioning and storage

> Dismantlement and decommissioning

> Geological disposal

> Safety

> Sustainability and safety management

> Master thesis

Job opportunities :

  • Project engineer related to nuclear energy, decommissioning, nuclear waste processing, conditioning, safe storage.
  • Manager of nuclear waste in industrial, hospitals or research institutions.
  • Research scientist and development engineer.
  • Safety engineer for radioactive waste management solutions.
  • Regulators for governmental control of waste management practices.
  • Engineer of international agencies involved in nuclear waste issues

About University

IMTAtlantique is one of the best French Graduate Engineering Schools (“Grande
Ecole”), and a member of IMT - Institut Mines-Telecom - the number one group of
public Engineering and Management Higher Education institutions in France.

institute focuses on 3 main areas of expertise: digital technology, energy and
the environment

Thanks to
the excellence of education and its first-rate research collaborations with the
world’s best scientific institutions, IMT Atlantique has been recognised in the
famous international university rankings such as Shanghai, THE, QS…

students are welcome at IMT Atlantique: special services are provided in order
to satisfy international demand. In particular, it offers Masters programs
taught in English
in the following fields:

  • Information technologies

  • Management of production and logistics

  • Process
    and bioprocess engineering (including an Erasmus Mundus Joint degree in this

  • Nuclear
    engineering (including an Erasmus Mundus Joint degree in this field)

Masters programs all include a 6-month paid internship in company or lab. They
are accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.
They allow students to continue in PhD.

Atlantique is spread over 3 campuses in Brest, Nantes and Rennes cities, which
include around 40% international students from more than 70 different

Atlantique has been awarded the "Bienvenue en France" Label which
guarantees the quality of the experience for the international students.

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