2017 Nuclear Dojo 5

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Graduate major in Nuclear Engineering
Saito Masaki  Omoto Akira    Kosaka Mari 
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Course description and aims

This is one of the series courses "Nuclear Dojo 1-Nuclear Dojo 6".
Based on the discussions in Nuclear Dojo 2, in this course, students discuss about peaceful use of nuclear energy and non-proliferation toward the sustainable development of human society including global environmental issue, energy issue, economical issue etc., in the future. Students also discuss how Japan contributes to the international society.

Student learning outcomes

To understand of the role of nuclear energy for the sustainable development of human society, students discuss together with lecturer, peaceful use of nuclear energy and non-proliferation and also how Japan contributes to the international society.


Society with sustainable development, Utilization of nuclear energy, Nuclear non-proliferation, Environment issue, Energy issue Economic issue, Resource issue

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Students will discuss one another with a lecturer based on the lecture.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Sustainable development of human society Students can explain sustainable development of human society.
Class 2 Global environmental issues Students can explain global environmental issues.
Class 3 Energy issue Students can explain energy issue.
Class 4 Economical issue Students can explain economical issue
Class 5 Natural resource issue Students can explain natural resource issue.
Class 6 Peaceful use of nuclear energy and non-proliferation Students can explain peaceful use of nuclear energy and non-proliferation.
Class 7 Role of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Students can explain role of International atomic energy agency (IAEA).
Class 8 Summary


None required.

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Course materials are provided during class.

Assessment criteria and methods

Level of understanding of lectures (70%) and Discussions (30%)

Related courses

  • NCL.F451 : Nuclear Engineering Science I
  • NCL.U502 : Nuclear Dojo 2
  • NCL.U503 : Nuclear Dojo 3
  • NCL.U601 : Nuclear Dojo 4
  • NCL.U603 : Nuclear Dojo 6

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