Learning outcomes

In this programme, you will learn about nuclear reactors, nuclear power plants, nuclear energy and safety, and power plant processes relevant to power conversion and nuclear safety.

In addition, you will learn about energy economics, environmental impacts, savings and emissions.

In this Master's programme, you will acquire:

competence covering the design principles of nuclear reactors and nuclear power plants; you will also understand the nuclear fuel cycle from cradle to grave;

professional skills enabling you to utilise different numerical methods of reactor physics and thermal hydraulic safety analysis; you will learn about radiation protection and reliability engineering;

knowledge of applying and developing mathematical models to solve energy technology problems; you will be able to design energy technology related equipment, plants, processes and systems;

managerial skills to manage and organise both national and international projects.

Nuclear Engineering

Master of Science in Technology

120 ECTS credits

2 years

Start date
August 2022


Tuition fees and scholarships
EUR 13 500 Non-EU/EEA students
Scholarships available

Academic unit
LUT School of Energy Systems

Lappeenranta campus

Rolling admission
1 November 2021 − 31 May 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+3)

Regular admission
1 December 2021 − 19 January 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+2)