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                            NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

        Degree: Master of Science in Technology

        Duration: 2 years

        Language: English

        Credits: 120 ECTS credits

Tuition Fees: €10000/academic year

        Campus: Lappeenranta


  • Learn to understand how different energy technology related equipment,plants, processes and systems relate to nuclear energy
  • Understand the nuclear fuel cycle
  • Find out about protection against ionizing radiation.

Programme content


  • Core studies, 18 ECTS credits: maintenance management, nuclear power plant engineering, introduction to sustainability, technology and society


  • Specialisation studies, minimum 72 ECTS credits

Obligatory studies, 60 ECTS credits: nuclear reactor design, computational nuclear

        thermal hydraulics, nuclear reactor physics methods, nuclear reactor physics analyses,

        nuclear reactor dynamics, steam turbines, theoretical nuclear thermal hydraulics,    

        experimental nuclear thermal hydraulics


  • Alternative studies, 12-35 ECTS credits: energy systems engineering, steam boilers, energy scenarios, turbulence models, reliability engineering, computational fluid dynamics, energy economics


The specialisation studies include a Master’s thesis and seminar,

30 ECTS credits


  • Minor studies, minimum 20 ECTS credits: recommended minor studies are environmental responsibility, renewable energy and energy efficiency, modelling of energy systems, techno mathematics, technical physics


  • Elective studies: select from any disciplines at LUT, choose enough to meet

The minimum total credit requirement of the M.Sc. degree

More about the programme, learning outcomes, career prospects and admission at Lut.fi/nuclearengineering

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