M.Res. On Campus

Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

University College London (UCL)

12 months
26940 GBP/year
13520 GBP/year
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This Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering programme offered at the University College London (UCL) is a research focused Masters degree, covering various aspects of physics and engineering in medicine.


The Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering programme from the University College London (UCL) covers all forms of ionising and non-ionising radiation commonly used in medicine and applies it to the areas of imaging and treatment. 

The programme involves a wide range of modules offered by the department as well as a research project. 


Our graduates typically progress to work within academia, securing PhD positions upon completion. They also go on to work in clinical science, the NHS and in industry. 


This programme gives students a good grounding in research skills training, focused on a specific topic. Graduates will be ideally suited to enter PhD programmes in a variety of subject areas or enter professions requiring a postgraduate Master's qualification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Software Engineering with Python
  • Medical Imaging in Ionising Radiation
  • Clinical Practice
  • Radiotherapy Physics
  • Medical Electronics and Control
  • Machine Learning in Medical Imaging
  • Biomedical Ultrasound
  • Computing in Medicine
  • MRI in Biomedical Optics
  • Applications of Biomedical Engineering
  • Image Processing in Medical Imaging
  • Computer Assisted Surgery and Therapy

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A medical degree (MBBS), or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26940 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26940 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13520 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £6,895
  • International: £13,520

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /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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