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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    St Thomas' Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Our Nuclear Medicine: Science & Practice course will give you the skills to deliver safe, high-quality nuclear medicine services based on training in a strong scientific and academic framework in an approved structured service environment.

Course detail

This course draws on professional expertise from many disciplines. Our lectures will instruct you in clinical practice, radiopharmaceutical, scientific and regulatory issues in nuclear medicine, as well as providing a solid foundation in diagnostic nuclear oncology and radionuclide therapy. The course features practical components, ranging from clinical observations, audit, physics and radiopharmacy experiments and original research. This course will develop your skills so that you can provide safe, high-quality nuclear medicine services.

Teaching and assessment

If you are an MSc student, you will have 222 hours of lectures. You will undertake a work placement and we expect you to undertake 10 hours of self-study each week. If you are a PG Dip student, you will have 174 hours of lectures. We expect you to undertake 10 hours of self-study each week. Your performance will be assessed through a combination of coursework and written/practical examinations. Forms of assessment include unseen written examinations and, for students undertaking a written dissertation, a thesis viva voce examination. For modules 1-4, coursework contributes 20-30% and written examinations 70-80% to your final mark. For module 5, coursework contributes 60% and the written examination 40% to your final mark.

Career prospects

Our graduates take the skills and knowledge they develop with us to work in a range of nuclear medicine services in the UK and internationally.

Application deadline

27 August 2021

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 27,900per year

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

University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    21st

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 35 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    173 72%

    19th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    24th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    29th

    3

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