36 months
20650 GBP/year
6950 GBP/year
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This three-year Clinical Science (Medical Physics) degree from Swansea University is hosted by the Medical School and builds on an existing collaboration with the NHS. It provides the primary route for attaining the professional title of Clinical Scientist in the field of Medical Physics.

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The Clinical Science (Medical Physics) degree from Swansea University is accredited by the National School of Health Care Science (NSHCS) and delivers the academic component of the Scientist Training Programme for medical physics trainees, within the Modernising Scientific Careers framework defined by the UK Department of Health.

This course offers you the chance to specialise in either radiotherapy physics or radiation safety. This Master’s degree is only suitable if you are sponsored by an NHS or an equivalent health care provider.


We have carefully designed the course to provide you with an increased knowledge and understanding of Clinical Science (Medical Physics), and the skills you need to apply your learning to professional practice.

As such, this Master’s degree will give you the in-depth knowledge of the field to potentially enhance your prospects for career progression.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Imaging
  • Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology
  • Radiation Protection
  • Radiotherapy Physics
  • Medical Physicists & Clinical Engineers in Health Care
  • Radiotherapy
  • Imaging with Ionising Radiation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First or a second class honours degree in engineering or the physical sciences.
  • This Master’s degree is only suitable for trainees sponsored by an NHS or equivalent Health-care Provider.

Tuition Fee

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    20650 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20650 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6950 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6950 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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