Clinical Science (Medical Physics) (MSc)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 6150 per year

How you will study
part-time

Course starts
October

International course fees
GBP 18750 per year

All study options

About Clinical Science (Medical Physics) at Swansea University

Do you want a career as a medical physicist contributing directly to patient treatment and care? It’s a niche role within the health industry and includes opportunities for laboratory work, basic and applied research, as well as management and teaching.

This three-year MSc Clinical Science (Medical Physics) degree is hosted by the Medical School and builds on an existing collaboration with the NHS. It provides the primary route for attaining the professional title of Clinical Scientist in the field of Medical Physics.

The programme is accredited by the National School of Health Care Science (NSHCS) and delivers 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.

This course offers you the chance to specialise in either radiotherapy physics or radiation safety. This Master’s degree is only suitable if you are sponsored by an NHS or an equivalent health care provider.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesGBP 6150 per yearInternational course feesGBP 18750 per year

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.

What students think about Swansea University

    Farhana Jaidin, Brunei (Politics)

    Swansea has a lot of tourist attractions and aside from that, the city is bustling with every entertainment you could think of, cinemas, restaurants, occasional student gatherings, you name it!

    Swansea is also within easy reach from London or Cardiff Airport, three hours and an hour respectively, so it is effortless if students want to travel for a mini weekend break.

    People in Swansea live in a close community so you don’t feel left out. You are so much in a part of the family as everyone else is. The student societies are very active in Swansea University and there are a lot of choices to choose from.

    Abir Abdul-Rahim, Malaysia

    Where are you from?
    Shah Alam, Malaysia

    Where did you study (which institution or school) before coming to Swansea?
    Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur for A Levels.
    Tunku Kurshiah College, Negeri Sembilan for high school.

    Why choose Swansea University?
    Low cost living and student life here is said to be good. Making it a conducive environment to study.

    What course are you doing?
    BSc Actuarial Science

    What do you do in your free time?
    I am involved with student body organisation based in London called UKEC (United Kingdom and Eire Council). It's a representative of all Malaysian Societies in the UK and Eire. Am currently the National Treasurer of it.

    What has been the highlight of your time in Swansea?
    Being part of the societies and organized student events for our fellow students here. It has helped me to mingle well with the other nationalities.

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