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Applied Science (Medical Physics), Postgraduate Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #224 (QS) ,
Graduate Diploma in Applied Science (Medical Physics) offered at Queensland University of Technology course prepares you for a career as a medical physicist, health physicist or bioengineer in hospitals, health departments, tertiary institutions and medical instrumentation companies.

About

These courses deal with well-established and emerging areas of medical and health physics including clinical measurement, computing, health physics, instrumentation, medical electronics, medical imaging, physiological monitoring, physics of radiotherapy, radiobiology, and radiological imaging sciences. The coursework also contains an introduction to the clinical sciences.Graduate Diploma in Applied Science (Medical Physics) is offered at Queensland University of Technology.

Career outcomes

Graduates can seek employment in hospitals, health departments, tertiary institutions and medical instrumentation companies. Depending on the field of employment, graduates may be known as a medical physicist, health physicist or bio-engineer. Professional medical/health physicists:

  • apply electronic tools and medical software, ultrasonics, radiation and computers to clinical and environmental problems
  • monitor the environment to maintain acceptable standards in the workplace and the community
  • apply fundamental physical research in development programs
  • are responsible for calibration, care and maintenance of instruments and apparatus.

Possible careers

  • Health Physicist
  • Medical Equipment Sales
  • Medical Physicist

Accreditation

The course is accredited by the Australasian College of Physical Sciences and Engineers in Medicine.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Total Quality Management
  • Advancing Anatomy and Physiology
  • Radiation Physics
  • Physics of Medical Imaging
  • Medical Imaging Science
  • Radiotherapy
  • Health and Occupational Physics
  •  Research Methodology and Professional Studies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Sem 1 Off shore deadline application - 27.01.2020
  • 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
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

CRICOS- 020315D

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    9400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9400 AUD 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.
  • Next year fee National: $9,600
  • Next year fee International: $33,800

Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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