Program Information

School: University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Faculty: School of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Engineering/Industrial Management
Nuclear Engineering
Description: This program 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 program 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.

URL: Nuclear Engineering at University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Careers: Industrial Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

A combined minimum 70 per cent average in prerequisite math and science courses is required, with no grade below 60 per cent.