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Nuclear Design Engineering (Graduate Diploma)

Faculty Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science
Location UOIT, North Oshawa
Start dates September or January
Length Approximately 20 months
Program load Part-time
Program format Course based, four courses total
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This graduate diploma consists of four specific courses related to nuclear power plant design, plant safety, design process and procedures, and design for operations and maintenance.

General information

This graduate diploma consists of four specific courses related to nuclear power plant design, plant safety, design process and procedures, and design for operations and maintenance. The diploma is intended for advanced students currently working in the nuclear industry that are performing nuclear design related activities or intend to as part of their career plans. The use of modern techniques, tools and software will be used throughout the diploma. To earn the Graduate Diploma in Nuclear Design Engineering, students are required to complete four mandatory courses. Students may only register in one course per term. Courses are only available in the fall and winter semesters.

Admission requirements

  • Hold a four-year honours undergraduate degree in engineering, science or mathematics, or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum B-minus average (GPA: 2.7 on a 4.3 scale or 70 to 72 per cent).
Required supporting documents:

Please see the checklist of required documents for a list of supporting documentation that must be submitted with your application.

Required test scores for English language proficiency:

See English language proficiency for the minimum required test scores for this program.


Application deadlines

Please see application deadlines for specific dates. Note that the application deadlines listed are for both the online application and all supporting documentation.


How to apply

Applications for admission to all graduate studies programs are submitted online. There are five steps you must go through to complete the application process. See application process and requirements for step-by-step instructions.

Program curriculum

Courses:
  • Design of Nuclear Plant Systems
  • Nuclear Design Processes and Techniques
  • Nuclear Plant Systems and Operation
  • Nuclear Safety Design and Regulation

For additional course information, please see the Graduate Academic Calendar and Course Catalogue.

Funding

Applicants to professional or course-based programs are not normally considered for internal funding sources such as entrance scholarships, minimum funding packages, teaching assistantships, research assistantships or graduate research assistantships.

While external scholarships and awards for graduate students who fall under the above criteria are often limited, we encourage you to explore some of the external scholarship databases available for possible funding opportunities.

Fees

Tuition fees for graduate programs at UOIT are charged on a flat-fee or fee-per-credit basis and vary by program and student status.

For current, specific fees and details on flat-fee versus fee-per-credit programs, please see tuition and fees.

Contact

Contact the program:

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science
905.721.8668 ext. 5503
905.721.3046 (fax)
nuclear@uoit.ca

Contact the Office of Graduate Studies:

905.721.8668 ext. 6209
gradstudies@uoit.ca 

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