Research course

Medical Physics (Division of Radiological and Imaging Sciences)

University of Nottingham · School of Human Development

Entry requirements

2.1 or above (or international equivalent) in an appropriate subject; candidates are generally required to submit a research proposal with their applications

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Medical Physics Group is developing methods of studying physiological processes and drug delivery in man. These include radiolabelled conjugates and molecular imaging probes to target therapies in a range of conditions including bladder cancer. In particular, we are developing new methods for assessing gastrointestinal transit; for example, in the investigation of chronic constipation in children and tablet swallowing in the elderly.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).The School welcomes applications from self-funded/sponsored International students. The International Office offers a range of scholarship opportunities, and a small number of Weston Scholarships are also available each year.

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Medical School web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


full time
24 months
part time
48 months


full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559