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Master 2 Material Science for Nuclear Energy (MaNuEn)

Business sector: IndustryNuclear industryReseach and R&D
Pathways: Academic Formation
Diploma issuer: Grenoble INP


The Master MaNuEn - Materials Science for Nuclear Energy is an international master designed for students wishing to pursue a career in the nuclear industry, in R & D or working for research organizations. MaNuEn is a 2-year master's degree aiming at covering the specificities of materials used in a nuclear environment, mainly nuclear fuels and components, with a particular focus on the durability of materials under irradiation. The second year of the MaNuEn Master is common with the Master of Science in Nuclear Energy - EMINE (first year at KTH in Sweden or the UPC in Spain) Master of Science Innovation in Nuclear Energy - EMINE


Engineer in nuclear industry, engineer in research and development department (CEA, EDF, FRAMATOME, ORANO), academic position as a reseacher or lecturer.


Entrance requirement

Present a validated M1 degree in Physics, Necanics, Nuclear, Materials.

Learning outcomes

Training description

The content of the second-year program and courses has been established in collaboration with EDF engineers and CEA engineers. The second year takes place over 2 semesters: all the courses of the master are taught in the first semester (September to January) : 2 specialized courses taught at INSTN Cadarache (3 weeks in December) and Material Aging Instiute (2 weeks in January at EDF Renardières) are part of the curriculum. The second semester is devoted to an internship of 5 months minimum in industry or research laboratory.

- Reactor concepts and materials (6 ECTS)
- Material ageing in nuclear environment (6 ECTS)
- Components at EDF + energy issues (6 ECTS)
- nuclear fuels at CEA (6 ECTS)
- language and project (6 ECTS)
- Internship / master thesis (30 ECTS)

    Learning methods and facilities

    Cours, TD, TP, immersion sur les sites EDF (2 semaines) et du CEA (3 semaines).
    50% des cours dispensés par des professionnels du nucléaire

    Success rate

    (En 2019/2020)


    Evaluation modality

    Oral and writter exams

    Registration pathway

    Admission on file.


    Partenaire académique

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    Partenaires issus de la filière nucléaire

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    Educational contact

    Julien MOULIN
    +33 4 42 25 72 34

    Administrative contact

    Nieves MIRALLES
    +33 4 42257935

    (Mise à jour le 13 April 2023)

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