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Medical Physics

University of Aberdeen

12 months
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23500 GBP/year
10200 GBP/year
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About

The Medical Physics programme of the University of Aberdeen will improve your knowledge of how technology can help diagnose disease, while you learn about all the major aspects of physics as applied in the modern clinical/health environment.

Overview

At a Glance

The University of Aberdeen has an internationally renowned reputation and an enviable history in developing new techniques for medical imaging, including being the first place in the world to build a whole-body sized Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner and conduct a diagnostic MRI scan.

In the Medical Physics programme of the University of Aberdeen you will study such specialisms as nuclear medicine (which includes learning about diagnosing disease using radioactive tracers), radiotherapy, medical electronics and MRI. The programme is aimed at individuals who want to obtain an MSc from a top tier UK University. Applicants typically include recent physics and engineering graduates, people who are on the NHS Medical Physicists training programme and those in employment as medical physicists and radiologists.

Career Opportunities

  • Medical Device Risk Manager
  • Medical Physicist
  • Postgraduate Researcher
  • Radiation Physics Specialist
  • Researcher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomedical and Professional Topics in Healthcare Science
  • Imaging in Medicine 
  • Radiation in Medicine 
  • Computing and Electronics in Medicine 
  • Radiotherapy and Radiation Physics
  • Nuclear Medicine & Positron Emission Tomography

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Physical science or Engineering second-class Honours degree
  • Minimum 2:2, 60% or GPA 2.4/4 or 3.0/5 overall
  • English Language Requirements
  • An up-to-date CV/Resumé
  • A degree certificate showing your qualifications
  • A full transcript showing all the subjects you studied and the marks you have achieved in your degree(s) (original & official English translation)
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • RUK students fee - £10,200 per year

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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