Research course

Medical Physics and Bioengineering

UCL - University College London · Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

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Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or another closely related discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Knowledge and expertise gained in the workplace may also be considered, where appropriate.

Months of entry


Course content

Research areas

  • Biomedical optics
  • Biomedical Ultrasound
  • Computing, digital image processing
  • Continence and skin technology
  • Functional electrical stimulation
  • Implanted devices
  • Laser and endoscopic surgery
  • Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy
  • Medical imaging including 3D graphics
  • Neurophysiology including electrical impedance tomography
  • Physiological sensing
  • Radiation physics

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MD(Res)
    full time
    24 months
      part time
      24 months

      Course contact details

      Ms Mohini Nair
      +44 (0)20 7679 0253