Computational Reactor Physics with Python, 5 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Summer 2022, 33%, Distance learning

    Start date: 6 June 2022

    End date: 31 July 2022

    Application deadline: 15 March 2022

    Application code: UU-63123 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Flexible

    Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

    Outline for distance course: The course is taught through online lectures, video lectures, and supervision of assignments. Communication between teachers and students takes place via an e-learning platform and through e-meeting tools. Distance education requires that you have access to a computer with a stable internet connection and access to a webcam.

    Number of mandatory meetings on campus: 0

    Number of voluntary meetings on campus: 0

    Registration: 5 May 2022 – 5 June 2022

Entry requirements: 120 credits in science/engineering, including 30 credits in physics and 5 credits programming. Nuclear Physics or Modern Physics is recommended. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,083

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,083

About the course

The course is for you who want to understand the basics of reactor physics and applied nuclear physics while at the same time improving your programming skills. In the course, you will, among other things, learn how to simulate reactor-physical processes and schematically design nuclear engineering systems.

More information


Department of Physics and Astronomy

Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1

Box 516, 751 20 UPPSALA

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Telephone: +46 18 471 35 21