GradDip Medical Physics


University College Dublin    UCD School of Physics

Full time & Part time September PGDip, Other Full-Time: 1 year / Part-Time: 2 years
Medicine (26) Physics (29)

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The GradDip Medical Physics programme is designed for students who aspire to pursue a career in Medical Physics, whether in a clinical setting or in research. This programme provides a strong foundation in diagnostic imaging physics, nuclear medicine, radiation oncology physics, and radiation protection. It also covers essential knowledge of anatomy and physiology. With a focus on practical learning and expert guidance from medical physics professionals, students gain the necessary skills and scientific knowledge to excel in their careers. Entry requirements include a degree in physics or a related discipline with a significant physics component, with a minimum of an upper second-class honours or equivalent.

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Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)

Medical Physics is the branch of physics that applies the concepts and principles of physics to the diagnosis and treatment of human disease. The MSc in Medical Physics is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in Medical Physics, either in a clinical environment or in research. 

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Entry Requirements

Places will be offered to candidates with a strong foundation in basic physics, as demonstrated by the achievement of an undergraduate or graduate degree in Physics or a degree in an Engineering discipline with a coursework component equivalent to a minor in physics. A minimum of an upper second-class honours or equivalent will be normally required for entry, although students with a strong physics background and lower second class honours degree may be accepted.

Students who do not have English as their first language should meet UCD requirements for English Language.




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