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Dalton Nuclear Institute

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The University of Manchester offers a wide range of courses and opportunities that are relevant to the nuclear energy sector.

Some people think that you have to already be a nuclear expert to apply for jobs in the nuclear industry. Nothing could be further from the truth. We are always pleased to hear from bright and enthusiastic scientists and engineers who would like a varied and challenging career in our sector.

Dr Fiona Rayment / Chair of the Nuclear Skills Strategy Group

It is an exciting time to work within the field of nuclear science and engineering.

The decommissioning of legacy nuclear sites is a major challenge and there is ongoing investment being made in both new nuclear build and small modular reactors.

Nuclear will be an essential component in the country’s efforts to meet climate change targets; but to remain at the forefront of the industry the UK needs new Subject Matter Experts.

Explore how you can study with us below.