First or a second class honours degree in engineering or the physical sciences. This Master’s degree is only suitable for trainees sponsored by an NHS or equivalent Health-care Provider. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.
Months of entry
This three-year programme, hosted by Swansea University Medical School, builds on an existing collaboration with the NHS in providing the primary route for attaining the professional qualification of Clinical Scientist in Medical Physics. The course provides 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 and offers students the chance to specialise in either radiotherapy physics or radiation safety. This Master’s degree is only suitable for trainees sponsored by an NHS or equivalent health care provider.The programme is accredited by the Department of Health.
Modules typically include:
• Introduction to Clinical Science
• Medical Imaging
• Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging
• Radiation Protection
• Radiotherapy Physics
• Research Methods
• Advanced Radiotherapy
• Specialist Radiotherapy
• Advanced Radiation Safety
• Specialist Radiation Safety
Information for international students
Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Swansea University Medical School
- +44 (0)1792 513400