M.Sc. On Campus

Medical Physics

Dalhousie University

24 months
17733 CAD/year
10341 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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At Dalhousie University, you can pursue CAMPEP-accredited Medical Physics master's and doctoral degrees that provide the foundational knowledge required to pursue a career involving clinical service, research, and teaching in medical physics.


We also administer a Graduate Certificate Program allowing those who hold PhDs in other branches of physics to enter the field and profession. Graduates of all of our programs are eligible to enter residency training programs in imaging or radiation oncology medical physics.

The course work and practical training in our programs can position you for  a dynamic and versatile career in physics as applied to diagnosis and treatment of patients. Medical physicists may work in hospitals, cancer agencies, universities, industry or government.

Our faculty provides a highly collaborative, collegial learning environment that features world-class research facilities and technology.


Dalhousie University's CAMPEP (Commision on Accreditation of Medical Physics) acredited master's program in Medical Physics combines course and research work that builds critical knowledge in the field with hands-on training that prepares students for rewarding careers.

Courses in the Medical Physics program provide students with the medical physics foundations specified within the CAMPEP standards. All required coursework is completed in the first year and students focus on their thesis research in the second year.

MSc graduates may go on to pursue PhD degree programs, enter residency training programs in imaging or therapeutic medical physics, or enter the workforce directly.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Radiological Physics
  • Medical Imaging Physics I
  • Radiation Biology
  • Special Topics in Medical Physics
  • Seminars in Medical Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree
  • Degree granted by university of recognized standing
  • Complete the graduate application form (online application)
  • Pay $115 application fee
  • An official academic transcript and degree certificate (if degree conferral not stated on Transcripts) for each post-secondary institution attended
  • Two academic reference letters

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17733 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17733 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    10341 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10341 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
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