This course is suitable for students who have completed a Level 3 qualification (A-Level, BTEC or equivalent), and are looking to progress in the nuclear sector, or have a passion for applied engineering. Four modules are taught per year covering a range of mechanical, electrical and control engineering alongside specific modules. Mathematics is embedded throughout the course.
WHAT DOES THIS COURSE INVOLVE?
Module 1: Nuclear Science, Materials, and Design
Module 2: Solid Mechanics
Module 3 Thermofluidic Dynamics
Module 4: Electromechanical Systems Engineering
Module 5: Electrical Supply and Machines
Module 6: Heat Transfer and Power
Module 7: Electromechanical Systems and Design
Module 8: Electromechanical Systems Analysis
Module 9: Advanced Nuclear Science and Project Management
Module 10: Electronic Systems
Module 11: Electronic Control Systems Design
Module 12: Stress, Materials and FEA
Module 13: Thermofluid Systems and CFD
Module 14: Industrial Nuclear Science and Technology
Module 15: Nuclear Project Dissertation
Inquiry-led constructive learning and technology-based assessment
Nuclear behavioural culture, safety and security
Employer-focused contextual content
Practical engineering workshop / lab practice and skills
You will require:
- Minimum 102 UCAS tariff points from a full Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject area (such as mathematics, science, engineering)
- Minimum Grade C or equivalent in mathematics at Level 3 (A-Level / BTEC or equivalent)
- At least five GCSEs at grades A* – C (Grade 5 or above) including Maths and English.
WHAT ARE THE PROGRESSION METHODS
This Degree programme is designed to maximise employment opportunities within the nuclear (or broader engineering) sector. It may also be used for progression onto a Masters course. The degree is accredited with the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol.