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Nuclear Engineering (Honours)

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

48 months
28608 CAD/year
9390 CAD/year
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This Nuclear Engineering (Honours) program from University of Ontario Institute of Technology introduces you to all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle, from mining to plant operation to waste management. Our curriculum includes courses in nuclear plant design, radiation protection, nuclear chemistry and materials, heat transport, steam-generation systems, and nuclear physics.


You will learn about the current operational fleet of reactors, and apply your growing knowledge to the future generations of reactors (e.g. supercritical‑water reactors, fast reactors and fusion reactors).

This Nuclear Engineering (Honours) program from University of Ontario Institute of Technology is fully accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB).

Our programs are designed in consultation with key industry representatives, and will provide you with the necessary theoretical and applied skills to meet employers' needs. 

Experiential Learning 

We offer a wide range of optional internship and co-op opportunities to help you gain valuable, relevant work experience to promote networking and lifelong career success. 

Engineering and Management 

There is a need for engineers with management skills. Complement the technical studies of your Engineering program with business and management courses by pursuing the five-year Bachelor of Engineering and Management (Honours) program. 

Career opportunities

  • Nuclear engineer
  • Fuel manufacturing and spent fuel management
  • Non-power applications of nuclear technology
  • Nuclear power plant design and operation


This program is fully accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Graphics and Design
  • Nuclear Fuel Cycles
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Nuclear Plant Design and Simulation
  • Nuclear Reactor Design
  • Radioactive Waste Management Design
  • Radiation Protection
  • Reactor Control
  • Thermodynamic Cycles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of the International Baccalaureate Diploma including English SL or HL. Prerequisite courses can be presented at the Standard or Higher Level with no score lower than 4.
  • A minimum overall score of 24 is require for admission consideration; actual admitting scores vary from program to program.
  • For Engineering and Science degrees, applicants must present Math SL or HL and/or Further Math HL.
  • Final IB results must be sent to the university electronically by the International Baccalaureate office.
  • If you are not completing the full IB Diploma, individual IB courses may be considered for admission. Official transcripts and proof of high school graduation must be submitted directly from your institution.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28608 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28608 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9390 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9390 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Oshawa

1100 - 1700 CAD /month
Living costs

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