UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Physics and Engineering in Medicine

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class UK Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in physics, engineering, computer science, mathematics, or other closely related discipline. Workplace knowledge and expertise are also considered. Applicants with a lower than 2nd Class degree may be invited for a short online interview with programme tutors as part of their application process.

Course modules

Core modules: clinical practice; computing in medicine; ionising radiation physics (interactions and dosimetry); magnetic resonance imaging and biomedical optics; medical imaging (ionising); research project; treatment with ionising radiation; ultrasound in medicine; viva module.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, demonstrations, tutorials, assignments and a research project. Lecturers are drawn from UCL and from London teaching hospitals including UCLH, St. Bartholomew's, and the Royal Free Hospital. Assessment is through supervised examination, coursework and assignments, a research dissertation and an oral examination.

Sponsorship information

UCL Graduate School funding is available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning £ 17,190 per Whole course (home fees) 5 years
MSc Distance learning £ 17,190 per Whole course (overseas fees) 5 years
PgDip Distance learning - 5 years
MSc Variable - 5 years
PgDip Variable - 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance learning

Key information

Course Director
Telephone number: 
0207 679 2548