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The MRes in Medical Physics and Bioengineering is a research focused Masters degree, covering various aspects of physics and engineering in medicine.

About this degree

The programme covers all forms of ionising and non-ionising radiation commonly used in medicine and applies it to the areas of imaging and treatment. The programme involves a wide range of modules offered by the department as well as a research project. 

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of four optional modules (15 credits each) and a research project (120 credits).

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MRes in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering.

Why study this degree at UCL?

UCL Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering is a well-established specialised department, with links to a number of active teaching hospitals. We produce a wide range of top-rated research and work closely with other world-leading institutions. The Research Excellence Framework in 2014 rated the department’s research as 95% 4* ("world-leading") or 3* ("internationally excellent") and UCL was the top-rated university in the UK for research strength. 

Join an interactive network of researchers across many disciplines and benefit from the strengths of UCL in the healthcare field.

What are we looking for?

When we assess your application we would like to learn:

  • why you want to study Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering at graduate level
  • why you want to study Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering at UCL
  • what particularly attracts you to this programme
  • how your personal, academic and professional background meets the demands of a challenging programme
  • where you would like to go professionally with your degree

Together with essential academic requirements, the personal statement is your opportunity to illustrate whether your reasons for applying to this programme match what the programme will deliver.

Careers

Our graduates typically progress to work within academia, securing PhD positions upon completion. They also go on to work in clinical science, the NHS and in industry. 

Employability:

This programme gives students a good grounding in research skills training, focused on a specific topic. Graduates will be ideally suited to enter PhD programmes in a variety of subject areas or enter professions requiring a postgraduate Master's qualification.


Visit the Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering MRes page on the University College London website for more details!

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