Degree: Nuclear Engineering (EnDNE_EM)
Period: 2023-2024

Learning outcomes:

After completion of the M.Sc. programme in Nuclear Engineering, the graduate

· Understands the concepts of safety, security, safeguard, and sustainability in the context of nuclear engineering and understands nuclear engineering related societal issues.
· Is able to utilise different numerical methods of reactor physics and thermal hydraulic safety analysis.
· Understands the nuclear fuel cycle.
· Understands and is able to explain the design principles of nuclear reactors, nuclear steam supply systems and safety systems.
· Understands protection against ionizing radiation.
· Can apply and develop mathematical models to solve energy technological problems.
· Is able to manage and organize both national and international projects.
· Can design energy technology related equipment, plants, processes and systems.
· Is able to communicate and act in academic and research environments.
· Can work as specialist in energy technology.



• This is a Master of Science in Technology (M.Sc. Tech.), (Diplomi-insinööri in Finnish) degree
• Higher university degree gives eligibility to apply for scientific doctoral studies
• Extent 120 ECTS credits
• Duration two years, full-time studies of 60 ECTS per academic year.

Degree Structure

The Master's degree (120 ECTS) consists of core studies, specialisation studies, minor studies and elective studies. The specialisation studies include a Master's Thesis and a seminar.

The extent of the minor studies is a min. of 20 ECTS cr. The following minors are recommended for the M.Sc. in Nuclear Engineering:
SADREE Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
EnDMES Modelling of Energy Systems
LESSoFinnish Study Finnish - Live and Work in Finland (for non-Finnish students only).

The student must take enough elective studies to reach the total of 120 ECTS cr. required for the Master’s degree.

Core Studies28,00
Advanced specialisation studies61,00
Minor studies0,00
Elective studies0,0025,00