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Applied Science (Medical Physics)

12 months
Duration
33400 AUD/year
7600 AUD/year
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About

Graduate Diploma in Applied Science (Medical Physics) at the Queensland University of Technology prepares you for a career as a medical physicist, health physicist or bioengineer in hospitals, health departments, tertiary institutions and medical instrumentation companies.

Overview

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. 

Careers and outcomes

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Science (Medical Physics) at the Queensland University of Technology 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 include:

  • Total Quality Management
  • Advancing Anatomy and Physiology
  • Radiation Physics
  • Physics of Medical Imaging
  • Medical Imaging Science
  • Radiotherapy

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS- 020315D

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher award) in physics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33400 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7600 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Applied Science (Medical Physics)
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