Master of Science - Medical Physics

OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAMME

For a brochure with information about the programme click here

The MSc/PgDip in Medical Physics is the first post-graduate degree programme of its kind in the Caribbean and is geared toward graduates of the physical and engineering sciences who wish to specialise in clinical sciences, health physics or biomedical equipment industry.

The programme is intended to prepare students for productive careers as medical and health physicists and is designed based on the requirements recommended by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). It aims to produce Qualified Medical Physicists, as defined by the AAPM, who are competent to practice independently in various subfields of Medical and Health Physics such as Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiological Physics, Nuclear Medicine, Medical, Environmental and Industrial Health
Physics.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The MSc programme will be offered full-time over 12 months (three semesters) or part-time for 24-months in line with the University’s academic year. The curriculum consists of three modules:

  • Level I (core),
  • Level II (professional) 
  • Level III (speciality & practical).

The Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) programme includes the Level I and Level II courses over two semesters. Courses will be delivered in block mode on evenings and/or weekends to facilitate working professionals.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must possess a Bachelor of Science, Engineering or Medicine degree with at least Lower Second Class Honour level. Candidates who do not meet these criteria, but who have sufficient professional experience in a relevant area may also be admitted under special circumstances.

HOW TO APPLY

The application forms can be obtained and submitted online here. For details visit the Graduate Studies website.