MPhil Nuclear Engineering / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
Master of Philosophy MPhil
Duration
12 months full time / 24 months part time
Entry requirements

The minimum academic entry requirement is a good Second Class honours degree in a discipline directly relevant to the MPhil.

Applicants will also need to show their suitability for a research programme through strong performance in research methods and project/dissertation modules completed as part of their degree.

Equivalent international degree qualifications are also acceptable.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online   

You should include details of your previous study, your research project title and the name of the academic member of staff you would like to supervise your research.

We strongly recommend that you make contact with your proposed supervisor before submitting an application.

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MPhil Y Y N N

Programme description

Our postgraduate research programmes in Nuclear Engineering offer the opportunity to study in a multi-disciplinary team alongside leading academics in the field. Drawing on our expertise in fuel and reactor technology, nuclear graphite, welding technology and nuclear decommissioning we drive innovative solutions focusing on the pressing need to deliver low carbon, secure and affordable energy.

Your research will be supported by state-of-the-art computational and experimental facilities. We have strong links with industry and excellent employability.

Open days

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, we have suspended all on-campus open days until further notice. However, we are excited to announce that we will be running an online postgraduate research virtual open week Monday 2 November - Friday 6 November 2020 . Please  register your interest now  and we'll email you as soon as more details become available.

We would also encourage you to have a look at our department's virtual tour or to get in touch with us at pgr-mace@manchester.ac.uk if you have questions about our research programmes.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MPhil (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): TBC
    International, including EU, students (per annum): Standard £24,500, Band 1 £26,000, Band 2 £29,000
  • MPhil (part-time)
    UK students (per annum): TBC

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Please note that higher fee bands will apply for the majority of projects where experimentation requires additional resources above the base rate for supervision, administration and computational costs. The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive and, therefore, you will not be required to pay any additional bench fees or administration costs.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises are likely over the duration of the course for UK/EU students.   Fees for International students are typically fixed for the duration of the PhD at the point of entry. For general fees information please visit:  postgraduate fees or contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your project.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Contact details

Department
Department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
+ 44 (0) 161 275 4345
Email
Website
https://www.mace.manchester.ac.uk/
School/Faculty

The School of Engineering creates a world of possibilities for students pursuing skills and understanding. Through dynamic research and teaching we develop engineering solutions that make a difference to society in an ethical and sustainable way.  Science-based engineering is at the heart of what we do, and through collaboration we support the engineers and scientists of tomorrow to become technically strong, analytically innovative and creative. Find out more about Science and Engineering at Manchester .

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