Swansea University

Swansea University

Medical Radiation Physics

This programme provides students of engineering and the physical sciences with the necessary knowledge and understanding of the use of radiation in medicine, in order for you to become conversant in radiation physics mechanisms, human physiology and medical terminology. A direct link to the clinical practice of medical physics is provided through hands-on experience with equipment used routinely in the hospital setting, including state-of-the-art MRI and CT facilities, and medical linear accelerators, in order to prepare you for research or clinical training in this rapidly changing field. Tuition provides experience in computer-based modelling and research methodology, including the ethical dimensions associated with medical research. The programme benefits from highly successful research partnerships between Swansea University Medical School and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board, including the Institute of Life Science and Centre for NanoHealth initiatives, as well as local industry. Research projects examine advanced practice in radiotherapy, nuclear medicine and radiation protection, software and medical device development; typically making use of Monte Carlo modelling, high performance computing and image processing methodologies. The programme is accredited by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM).

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,900 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,900 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 5,650 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

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

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Swansea University Medical School
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01792 513400