M.Sc. On Campus

Medical Physics

Bharathiar University

24 months
375 USD/year
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After the successful completion of the Medical Physics MSc programme offered at Bharathiar University, students are expected to disseminate their knowledge acquired through the state-of-the art radio therapeutic techniques and medical imaging for providing and ensuring safety treatment for patients and integrate with the team/ leadership.


The Department of Medical Physics was established in the year 2007 and about 16 students are being accommodated in the M.Sc Medical Physics programme every year. Now, this department is a constituent of School of Physical Sciences, Bharathiar University. The M.Phil and Ph.D research programmes in Medical Physics are being conducted from 2009 onwards. As per the AERB guidelines, one year internship for the students who have successfully completed their course was implemented from 2013 onwards.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the Medical Physics MSc programme offered at Bharathiar University:
  • Have basic knowledge in Atomic Physics, Nuclear Physics, Solid State Physics, Ionizing and Non-Ionizing Radiation Physics.
  • Understand the Applied Mathematics in Radiation Sciences.
  • Have domain knowledge in electronic components, computing skills using MATLAB, MATHEMATICA, and STATISTICA and analyze the results obtained in radioactive counting, medical imaging or therapy.
  • Gain skills on clinical aspects of radiation oncology with necessary knowledge in anatomy, pathology, site specific signs, symptoms, diagnosis and management.
  • Possess knowledge on Radiation Physics, Diagnostic radiology, External beam
  • Radiotherapy, Brachytherapy, Radiation Detection, Radiation Dosimetry,
  • Advanced Radiotherapy Techniques, Radiation Biology, and Radiation Safety as per National as well as International regulatory agencies.
  • Exhibit skills in handling GM counter based instruments, Gamma ray spectrometer, analyze the sources, and determine linear and mass attenuation of sources, optically stimulated luminescence dosimetry.
  • Hands-on experience with Treatment Planning System, LINAC, and QA tools.
  • Understand the issues of managing radiation safety programme as stipulated by regulatory bodies to become a Radiological Safety Officer (RSO).
  • Distinguish imaging techniques based on the demonstration of live blood perfusion imaging in nuclear medicine through PET-CT, SPECT and Gamma Camera.
  • Hands on experience to handle Radiation Physics, Radiology, Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine procedures and experiments. Ability to do research in Medical Physics and allied areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Radiological Physics 
  • Radiological Mathematics and Statistical Analysis
  • Radiation Detection and Measurement
  • Radiation Generators
  • Atomic, Molecular, and Nuclear Physics
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Medical Imaging Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First Class in B.Sc. Physics with Mathematics and Chemistry as ancillary subjects.
  • The candidates have to pay the Registration Fee of Rs.400/- through net banking / Debit / Credit Cards/DD/NEFT. SC/ST candidates have to pay only Rs.200/- provided they have to produce a photo copy of his/her community certificate. The online filled in application form shall be completed in all respects and the soft copy can be downloaded. Those who are making online payment need not send the hard copy of the application.
  • The application may be filled online at the guidelines for filling up the online application is available at

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National tuition fee: INR5,280/semester ($71)

Living costs for Coimbatore

18295 - 24970 INR /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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