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Clinical Science (Medical Physics), MSc

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Do you want a career as a medical physicist contributing directly to patient treatment and care? It’s a niche role within the health industry and includes opportunities for laboratory work, basic and applied research, as well as management and teaching.

This three-year MSc Clinical Science (Medical Physics) degree is hosted by the Medical School and builds on an existing collaboration with the NHS. It provides the primary route for attaining the professional title of Clinical Scientist in the field of Medical Physics.

The programme is accredited by the National School of Health Care Science (NSHCS) and delivers the academic component of the Scientist Training Programme for medical physics trainees, within the Modernising Scientific Careers framework defined by the UK Department of Health.

This course offers you the chance to specialise in either radiotherapy physics or radiation safety. This Master’s degree is only suitable if you are sponsored by an NHS or an equivalent health care provider.

CLINICAL SCIENCE (MEDICAL PHYSICS) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We have carefully designed the course to provide you with an increased knowledge and understanding of Clinical Science (Medical Physics), and the skills you need to apply your learning to professional practice.

As such, this Master’s degree will give you the in-depth knowledge of the field to potentially enhance your prospects for career progression.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,650per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 35 9

    27th out of 50 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97.0 97%

    32nd

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    10th

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    136 60%

    37th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    17th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    10th

    1

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