Taught course

Clinical Science (Medical Physics)

Institution
Swansea University · Swansea University Medical School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

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

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Medical School
Email
postgraduatemedicine@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 513400