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Nuclear Medicine - Science and Practice, MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #33 (QS) Lambeth, United Kingdom
The Nuclear Medicine - Science and Practice course at King's College London will give you the skills to deliver safe, high-quality nuclear medicine services based on training in a strong scientific and academic framework in an approved structured service environment.
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Overview

This Nuclear Medicine - Science and Practice course at King's College London draws on professional expertise from many disciplines. Our lectures will instruct you in clinical practice, radiopharmaceutical, scientific and regulatory issues in nuclear medicine, as well as providing a solid foundation in diagnostic nuclear oncology and radionuclide therapy. The course features practical components, ranging from clinical observations, audit, physics and radiopharmacy experiments and original research.

Key benefits

  • GMC approved course for nuclear medicine training in the UK.
  • Conveniently based in central London
  • All learning materials, including audio- recorded lectures, are accessible online via King’s E-learning and Teaching Service (KEATS) to support distance learning.
  • Contact with experts and key opinion leaders from across the UK.
  • Close links with leading London Medical Schools and nuclear medicine departments.

Career prospects

Our graduates take the skills and knowledge they develop with us to work in a range of nuclear medicine services.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Clinical Practice in Nuclear Medicine
  • Radiopharmaceutical & Regulatory Issues in Nuclear Medicine
  • Diagnostic Nuclear Oncology & Radionuclide Therapy
  • Practical Nuclear Medicine
  • Nuclear Medicine Research
  • Clinical Practice of Nuclear Medicine

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      MSc and PG Dip: one year FT, two years PT

  • Credits
    195 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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General Requirements

  • MSc: Medical degree with minimum of two years' post-qualification clinical experience.
  • PG Dip, PG Cert: Graduates in medicine, physics, nursing, radiography or other medically-related subjects who have working experience in healthcare.
  • GMC registration considered highly desirable.
  • A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
  • Two references are required with at least one academic. 
  • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • FT UK: £6,600 (PGDip); £3,300 (PGCert)
  • FT overseas: £17,700 (PGD); £8500  (PGC)
  • PT UK: £4,995; £3,300 (PGD)
  • PT overseas: £8,500 (PGD); £8,500 (PGC)

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