M.Res. On Campus

Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

12 months
27750 GBP/year
13930 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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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

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13930 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £7,100
  • International: £13,930

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.


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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