The objective of this study is to identify the role of nuclear energy in UK`s energy policies to analyse her nuclear policies, and to extract implications in setting up the Korean nuclear policy. this study briefly reviews the status of social system, energy resources/demand/supply, and nuclear energy uses in the UK. The history of nuclear development policy in the UK is also summarized. Furthermore, this study looks into the present and future nuclear policy of the country, describing progress of the power industry, development of FBR, radwaste management, nuclear damage compensation system, and so on in detail. Finally, some characteristics of the UK`s nuclear policy including review of the cooperation agreement for nuclear energy between Korea and the UK are identified, and some implications from these are also suggested as conclusions. (Author).