Research course

Medical Physics and Bioengineering

Institution
UCL - University College London · Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Qualifications
MPhil/PhD

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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

September

Course content

This degree is focused on a multi-disciplinary subject at the interface of physics, engineering, life sciences and computer science. The PhD programme involves 3-4 years (more for part time students) of original research supervised by a senior member of the department. The quality of research in the department has been rated by the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) as 95% 4* ("world-leading") or 3* ("internationally excellent").

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

  • MPhil/PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Research degrees may start at any time of the year, but typically start in September.

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
medphys.phd@ucl.ac.uk