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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The aim of this programme is to provide an understanding of the application of physics and technology to a range of disciplines within medical physics at a level appropriate for a professional physicist and to equip you for employment in a clinical environment.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • A key strength of this programme is that you will be taught mostly by physicists working in the NHS.
  • Due to the large size of the NHS medical physics department in Glasgow, all mainstream areas of medical physics are covered along with some specialised e programme is accredited with the Institute of Physics & Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), the UK professional body for medical physicists.
  • The department has access to 1.5, 3 and 7 Tesla MRI, PET scanning, a cyclotron, dedicated SPECT, and has its own radioisotope dispensary.
  • Your lecturers are operating at the forefront of the profession with a balance of research and clinical practice, perfect for studying medical science.
  • The research component of this programme allows you to develop valuable skills for practising and interpreting research.
  • We draw on expert resources within the wider university for anatomy, statistics and the two optional courses.

CAREER PROSPECTS

‌Career opportunities include positions in:

  • NHS
  • Private healthcare
  • Equipment manufacturers

This is the course followed by the NHS trainees in Scotland so it is highly attuned to preparing the successful student for employment.

Application deadline

05 May 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 26,000per year

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

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

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  • Entry standards

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    211 93%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    84 84%

    29th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    39th

    1

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