Taught course

Medical Physics

National University of Ireland Galway · School of Physics

Entry requirements

Graduates must hold at least a second class Honours degree in Physics or Experimental Physics, Electronic Engineering, or another relevant discipline as determined by the course faculty.

A candidate with a primary degree without honours, and having practical experience in a relevant subject area, over a number of years at a level to be deemed appropriate by the faculty, may be registered for the M.Sc. degree. (Such candidates will not be admitted to the course, until a period of three years has elapsed since the date of conferring of their primary degree).

Months of entry


Course content

The course is designed to meet the demand for qualified medical physicists in Ireland. It is primarily geared towards training for physicists in the application of radiation physics in medicine, but maintains a reasonable exposure to key aspects of clinical engineering, so that students receive a comprehensive knowledge of the application of physical sciences and engineering, to medicine.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Christoph Kleefeld
+353 91 542 870