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Nuclear Safeguards Education Portal
Introduction to Safeguards and Security

Course Difficulty: Easy Course, no prior knowledge required.

Course Category: Basics of Nuclear Security and Safeguards


Administrative Details

Module Description: This module is an introduction to the terms and concepts related to nuclear security and safeguards.

Prerequisites: None.

Learning Objectives: After completing this course, students should be able to understand the importance of nuclear security and safeguards and their relationship to the IAEA, be knowledgeable on the legal agreements that brought about the modern safeguards system, and comprehend the various approaches to implementing a safeguards regime.

Outline: This module consists of the following sections:

  1. Introduction
  2. Introduction to Nuclear Safeguards
  3. Introduction to Nuclear Security

Each section contains reading material, videos, and reference materials. The reading material includes a brief discussion of the subject matter, and the videos explore the subject in further detail. The student should complete the reading material and then watch the videos if they wish to have additional information and a more in-depth explanation of the subject matter.

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