Swansea University

Swansea University

Medical Radiation Physics

The programme covers the fundamental aspects of the use of radiation in medicine in order that applicants 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 and clinical practice 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, radiological sciences or similar relevant discipline. 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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,410 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,800 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Swansea University Medical School
Telephone number: 
01792 513400