Study at the Dalton Nuclear Institute

The Dalton Nuclear Institute offers a broad range of nuclear skills training programmes accross a range of qualification levels to meet the requirements of industry and educate the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers. Our programmes encompass undergraduate teaching, postgraduate research and continuing professional development (CPD) modules that support career development in the nuclear industry. Opportunities to study are also available at our Dalton Cumbrian Facility (DCF).

The University of Manchester coordinates the internationally-recognised NTEC Nuclear MSc and has established Europe’s first full management-focused course for nuclear technology and engineering – the Nuclear Technology Management Professional Development Programme. We also deliver the Next Generation Nuclear Centre for Doctoral Training in partnership with four other UK universities and the Materials for Demanding Environments Centre for Doctoral Training. We’re also involved in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems and the Centre for Doctoral Training in the Science and Technology of Fusion Energy.

Whatever your higher learning requirements, whether standard academic courses or tailored industrial education, we can offer the nuclear skills option to suit your needs.

Dalton Nuclear Institute also represents the UK's higher education and R&D communicty on the Nuclear Energy Skills Alliance.

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Academic Research to PhD

Academic research to PhD

We offer academic research routes providing students with the high-end skills they need to succeed in all aspects of the nuclear industry and equipping them to become international scientific leaders of the future.

Nuclear Master's Energy Programmes

Nuclear Masters Energy Programmes

MSc in Nuclear Technology Management - The Nuclear Technology Management Professional Development Programme (Nuclear-PDP) is an Industry-focused professional development course which offers a blended learning approach (Nuclear-PDP).

MSc in Nuclear Science and Technology - The Nuclear Technology Education Consortium (NTEC) offers flexible postgraduate education with options for distance learning (NTEC).

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Schools and outreach activities

As part of our educational and community outreach we have developed a number of  resources and activities for schools that support teachers in their delivery of the science curriculum, helping them to inspire budding nuclear researchers and engineers.

Study at DCF

Study in the heart of West Cumbria with access to state-of-the-art radiation science and decommissioning research facilities.

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