Swansea University

Swansea University

Medical Radiation Physics

Students will will gain the necessary knowledge and understanding of fundamental aspects of the use of radiation in medicine, in order that they are conversant in medical terms, human physiology and radiation mechanisms. A direct link to clinical practice is provided through hands-on instruction with equipment used routinely in the hospital setting, which will prepare you for research in a rapidly changing field, including tuition in computer-based modelling, research methodology and the ethical dimensions associated with medical research.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in engineering or the physical sciences. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component).

Course modules

All years: nanoscale simulation; physics of the body; nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiology; radiation protection; radiation physics; radiotherapy physics; medical imaging; introduction to the practice of medical physicists and clinical engineers; advanced radiotherapy; Master's research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,410 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,410 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,410 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,410 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,800 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,400 per Year 1 (International) 3 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

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Swansea University Medical School
Telephone number: 
01792 513400