University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Medical Physics

This taught course is designed to provide an advanced programme of study in medical physics; it provides an understanding of the application of physics and technology to a range of disciplines within medical physics at a level appropriate for a professional physicist; the course has topics in traditional areas like ionising radiation, but also specialist sections in PET Scanning, ophthalmology, urology, informatics and leading researchers in MRI; all mainstream areas of medical physics are covered along with some specialised fields; the research component of this programme allows students to develop valuable skills for practising and interpreting research.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold at least a 2.1 Honours degree in physics or a physical science (for example applied physics or electronic engineering) from an institution recognised by the University.

Course modules

Radiation physics; anatomy and physiology; statistics and experimental techniques; medical imaging physics; programming; scientific management; clinical medical imaging; radiotherapy; clinical measurement; research dissertation. Optional courses: advanced data analysis; problem solving.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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