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About

This one-year full-time taught Radiometrics - Instrumentation and Modelling programme from University of Liverpool will equip you for a career in any industry involving radiation and radiation detectors.

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Overview

We cover basic radiation principles, the use of detection systems and associated instrumentation applications, and modelling. There’s a strong focus on practicals and laboratory-based techniques.

You’ll be able to carry out a project, often in industry, making you even more employable in sectors such as nuclear power, medicine, environmental protection, oil and mining, and health and safety.

The Radiometrics - Instrumentation and Modelling programme from University of Liverpool consists of a number of one-week modules which you can select to best meet your needs. These modules are organised into four groups:-

  • Foundation
  • Basic
  • Applied
  • Project and Dissertation.

For your MSc you must complete your chosen modules and one major project to a value of 180 credits. Diploma (120 credits) and Certificate (60 credits) may also be available if you don’t want to submit a dissertation.

Career prospects

Past Physics postgraduates have begun careers in academia and other public or private research environments, in industry (for example in the nuclear and nuclear related industries), in financial services, health services, the scientific civil service and further education both in the UK and abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physics of the Atom 
  • Principles of Radiation Detection 
  • Simple Modelling 
  • High Resolution Gamma Spectrometry
  • Gamma-rays: Detection and Modelling 
  • Alpha Spectrometry
  • Neutrons: Detection and Modelling 
  • Nuclear Instruments

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no strict application deadlines but applicants are encouraged to apply in good time, particularly if they require visas or have special requirements.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The MSc programmes require applicants to have completed a degree in a Physical Science (or closely related subject). Relevant industrial experience can be an alternative, subject to references. The MRes programme requires applicants to have completed a degree in a Physical or Engineering Science (or closely related subject).
  • Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23550 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10350 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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