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Applied Science (Medical Physics)

Queensland University of Technology

18 months
33200 AUD/year
7500 AUD/year
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Study a Master of Applied Science (Medical Physics) course at the Queensland University of Technology and help further your career in the medical and health physics discipline.


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.

Career outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Applied Science (Medical Physics) course 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.


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


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

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS- 043548G

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher award) in physics or in science with a major in physics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33200 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    7500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 AUD per year during 18 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.


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