MSc in Nuclear Engineering

General

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Program Description

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Mission and goals

The aim of the MSc program in Nuclear Engineering is to prepare engineers with the necessary skills to design, build and operate power generation plants, radioactive waste treatment plants, systems using radiation for industrial and medical applications, etc.

The educational program, therefore, gives emphasis to topics referring to energy applications, i.e. fission and fusion plants, nuclear fuel, materials, and safety. Topics applied also in non-energy applications are accounted for, as in medical and industrial applications of radiation, material physics, plasma physics and nanotechnologies with a strong link to the nuclear field.

Career opportunities

Graduates in Nuclear Engineering, thanks to the MSc multidisciplinary training, can easily be employed in the nuclear sector (e.g. industries operating in nuclear power plants design, construction and operation, in nuclear decommissioning and nuclear waste processing and disposal, in design and construction of radiation sources, in centers for nuclear fusion and high-energy physics), as well as in other areas such as the energy industry, the medical sector, the health, safety and environment sector (e.g. engineering companies, hospitals, consultancy and risk analysis firms) and also research centers and universities.

Last updated Sep 2019

About the School

Politecnico di Milano is a technical university located in the heart of the most productive region in Italy. The university is a point of reference in Italy and internationally as far as the Architect ... Read More

Politecnico di Milano is a technical university located in the heart of the most productive region in Italy. The university is a point of reference in Italy and internationally as far as the Architecture, Design and Engineering fields are concerned. Programmes are available in English. Read less
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