Swansea University

Swansea University

Clinical Science (Medical Physics)

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). This programme builds on an existing collaboration with the NHS in providing the primary route for attaining the professional title of Clinical Scientist in the field of Medical Physics. The programme is accredited by the NHS and provides the academic component of the Scientist Training Programme for medical physics trainees, within the Modernising Scientific Careers framework defined by the UK Department of Health, and offers students the chance to specialise in either radiotherapy physics or radiation safety. This Master's degree is only suitable for trainees sponsored by an NHS or an equivalent health care provider.

Course modules

Modules typically include: introduction to clinical science; medical imaging; nuclear medicine and diagnostic imaging; radiation protection; radiotherapy physics; research methods; advanced radiotherapy; specialist radiotherapy; specialist radiation safety; advanced radiation safety.

Assessment methods

The award of the MSc is based on satisfactory performance in examinations, continuous assessment and research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 5,550 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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Swansea University Medical School
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