University of Aberdeen
The course is designed to give students general grounding in medical imaging. Some lectures are designed to update knowledge in topics such as radiation physics, computing, electronics and experimental statistics, others deal with the clinical applications of physics such as nuclear medicine, ultrasound imaging, MRI and rehabilitation engineering. In addition, there are lectures on anatomy, physiology and biochemistry to provide basic medical knowledge. Lectures are supported by practicals, demonstration, and attachments to staff members.
Honours degree for MSc, ordinary degree for PgDip required.
Stage 1: Biomedical and professional topics in healthcare science; imaging in medicine; radiation in medicine; engineering in medicine; computing in medicine; generic skills. Stage 2 (choose 3 only): Radiotherapy and radiation physics; nuclear medicine and PET; magnetic resonance imaging; medical electronics and instrumentation; medical image processing and analysis; diagnostic radiology and radiation protection; biomedical computing. stage 3: Project.
The course is assessed by continuous assessment (including practical write-ups, essay assignments and student presentations), by written examinations, by assessment of the project work and thesis (MSc only) and by oral examination (MSc only).
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King's Campus||Aberdeen||AB24 3FX||Scotland|
Postgraduate Secretary, College of Life Sciences and Medicine