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Medical Radiation Physics

12 months
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22300 GBP/year
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About

If you are a student of engineering or physical sciences, the Medical Radiation Physics degree from Swansea University, will give you the necessary theoretical knowledge and understanding of fundamental aspects of the use of radiation in medicine, to enhance your career prospects.

Overview

You’ll get clinical practice through hands-on instruction with equipment used routinely in the hospital setting, including state-of-the-art MRI and CT facilities, and medical linear accelerators, which will prepare you for research or clinical training in this rapidly changing field. You’ll also get tuition in computer-based modelling, research methodology and the ethical dimensions associated with medical research.

This Medical Radiation Physics degree from Swansea University is ideal preparation for Postgraduate research in medical physics technology and is also a pathway towards state registration as a clinical scientist.

Your course is accredited by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM). IPEM is the professional body that works with physical science, engineering and clinical professionals in academia, healthcare services and industry in the UK, and supports clinical scientists and technologists in their practice through the provision and assessment of education and training.

Career opportunities

We aim to provide you with an increased knowledge and understanding of Medical Radiation Physics, and the skills and knowledge 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   
  • Nanoscale Simulation
  • Research Methods in Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering
  • Advanced Radiotherapy  
  • Advanced Radiation Safety

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a 2:2 degree or equivalent in engineering or the physical sciences
  • We welcome applications by prospective students from around the world and look for evidence of previous study that is equivalent to the entry requirements stated above. The Postgraduate Admissions Office are happy to advise you on whether your qualifications are suitable for entry to the course you would like to study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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