Course Description

The aim of the programme is to provide work ready technicians and scientists with the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work within a highly technical environment.

Topic areas include:

  • Decommissioning and Project Case Studies and Management;
  • Principles of Electrical and Mechanical Science;
  • Nuclear Science and the Industry;
  • Project Management and Business Improvement;
  • Nuclear Safety Case Design.

Entry Requirements

A suitable Level 3 qualification (equivalent to 48 UCAS points) or a Level 3 National College for Nuclear Access to Nuclear Engineering and Science.


The programme provides a thorough background in the key elements of the nuclear life-cycle thus preparing the student for employment.

The programme also enables the student to select a specific pathway relevant to their employment aspirations and/or local employment demand.


2 years full time or 3 years part time (block release delivery).