Medical Physics, M.Sc. | The Hong Kong Polytechnic University | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
18 months
726 USD/credit 14520 USD/year
700 USD/credit 14000 USD/year
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This Medical Physics programme is offered within the Postgraduate Scheme in Health Technology, which aims to provide students with a background in physics, engineering and/or health technology, as well as those interested in medical physics, with the opportunity to develop knowledge of and skills in medical physics. The programme is offered by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.



The scope of the programme includes radiation therapy, diagnostic imaging, nuclear medicine and medical health physics, and thus fulfils the educational requirements of a medical physicist.

The curriculum is aligned with the international standards of medical physics graduate education. The teaching faculty include a large number of experienced clinical professionals, including clinical medical physicists, oncologists and radiologists.

The programme prepares students for careers in clinical medical physics, medical technology research and development, academia, government regulation, the healthcare industry, entrepreneurship, etc.

Professional Development

  • To develop students' critical analysis and evaluation ability;
  • To cultivate in students the qualities and attributes that are expected of healthcare professionals;
  • To promote greater awareness and reflection within the profession and the healthcare industry to improve the quality of healthcare services; and
  • To develop students' leadership ability.
The Medical Physics programme is offered by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Radiation Physics
  • Radiation Therapy Physics
  • Clinical Practicum of Medical Physics
  • Virtual Reality in Healthcare
  • Advanced Technology and Clinical Application in Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in physics, applied physics or engineering physics;
  • A Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, mathematics, engineering, radiography or health technology.
  • Applications will be considered on the basis of the information (such as academic achievements, professional qualifications and work experience) provided in the application. 
  • You may be required to attend an interview and/or test.
  • Departments will consider applications on a rolling basis until places are filled.
  • Some programmes will receive applications in two rounds

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • HK$5,500 per credit for local students
  • ​HK$5,700 per credit for non-local students

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /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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