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MEng Hons Nuclear Engineering

Mode of Study: Full Time Department: Engineering
UCAS Code: H821 Duration/Length: 4 Year(s)
QAA Subject Management: Engineering Director of Studies: Dr F Aiouache
Total Credit Points: 480 Credit Points Year 2: 120
Credit Points Year 3: 120 Credit Points Year 4: 120

Syllabus Rules and Pre-requisites

  • PartI
  • The student must take the following modules:
  • PartII (Year 2)
  • The student must take the following modules:
  • PartII (Year 3)
  • The student must take the following modules:
  • PartII (Year 4)
  • The student must take the following modules:

Educational Aims: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

    General: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills.

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • Intended Learning Outcomes


    Knowledge and understanding of:

              Basic mathematics and science that are appropriate to engineering

              Principles of ict relevant to nuclearl engineering

              General principles of design, design techniques and characteristics of engineering materials and components

              Elementary management and business practices; professional and ethical responsibilities

              Manufacturing techniques; requirements for safe operation


    Intellectual skills able to:

              Select and apply appropriate mathematical methods and principles of engineering science to model and analyse engineering situations.

              Select and apply appropriate computer-based methods to model and analyse engineering situations.

              Analyse existing engineering systems and create new systems through synthesis of ideas from a range of sources.

              Undertake project management tasks and carry out financial appraisal of engineering projects

              Apply engineering knowledge and understanding to design a system, component or process to meet a need.


    Practical skills able to:

              Use relevant test and measurement equipment

              Carry out practical hands-on laboratory work

              Use engineering it tools, including writing computer programs

              Test design ideas in the lab or through simulation, with analysis and critical evaluation of results.

              Take account of industrial and commercial constraints in appropriate situations

              Use project management techniques


    Transferable skills able to:

              Communicate effectively, in writing, orally, through presentations and through drawings.

              Work with others..

              Use general ict tools.

              Locate and retrieve information from libraries, databases and other sources

              Manipulate data, and present it in a variety of ways.

              Use creativity and innovation in dealing with engineering situations.

              Learn independently

              Manage their own time.

              Work with limited or contradictory information.


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