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Medical Radiation Physics, MSc

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22, JAN-23

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

If you are a student of engineering or physical sciences, our MSc Medical Radiation Physics degree, will give you the necessary theoretical knowledge and understanding of fundamental aspects of the use of radiation in medicine, to enhance your career prospects.

You’ll get clinical practice through hands-on instruction with equipment used routinely in the hospital setting, including state-of-the-art MRI and CT facilities, and medical linear accelerators, which will prepare you for research or clinical training in this rapidly changing field. You’ll also get tuition in computer-based modelling, research methodology and the ethical dimensions associated with medical research.

This degree is ideal preparation for Postgraduate research in medical physics technology and is also a pathway towards state registration as a clinical scientist.

Your course is accredited by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM). IPEM is the professional body that works with physical science, engineering and clinical professionals in academia, healthcare services and industry in the UK, and supports clinical scientists and technologists in their practice through the provision and assessment of education and training.

MEDICAL RADIATION PHYSICS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We aim to provide you with an increased knowledge and understanding of Medical Radiation Physics, and the skills and knowledge 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.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,250per 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

    42nd

  • Campus address

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

Swansea University is proud of its diverse student community, with students and staff from over 120 countries.
Swansea’s dedicated international recruitment, admissions and student support teams will help to guide you from application to arrival and beyond.
Swansea offers highly rated teaching and is ranked in the top 30 UK Universities (Complete University Guide 2022).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 35 13

    33rd out of 49 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    21st

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    133 58%

    38th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67.0 67%

    45th

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    8th

    2

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