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School of Physics and Astronomy

A female student operating equipment in the Nuclear Physics lab

Taught master's

Plug a skills gap for specialist engineers in the building, operating and decommissioning of nuclear reactors through our MSc Nuclear Science and Technology course.

The taught master's degree is offered by the Nuclear Technology Education Consortium (NTEC) which is comprised of the Universities of Birmingham, Central Lancashire, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield and the Nuclear Department of the Defence Academy.

Together these institutions represent more than 90% of the nuclear postgraduate teaching expertise residing in the UK's universities and research institutes, meaning that you'll graduate with a firm grounding in nuclear science and technology, and be able to thrive in a substantial, exciting industry.