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Medical Physics Clinical Research Project

Semester 1

This research project is an individual, but guided research study in Medical Physics with graduate faculty supervision. Written and oral presentations of a research study are required. In many respects the individual research project is the culmination of the students’ learning experience during the degree programme. The dissertation offers an opportunity to study in depth a problem or issue which is of personal interest, and which can be explored using the knowledge acquired during the clinical training

  •  Identification and development of research topics.
  • Critical assessment and summaries of literature.
  • Development of effective research methodology
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Writing technical reports
  • Presentation of results
  • Coursework and controlled assessment 20%
  • Written Report 70%
  • Oral Presentation 10%
Learning Objectives: 

On successful completion of the course, students should be able to:
1. Formulate a research question, hypothesis or statement of purpose
2. Conduct a literature review and synthesis
3. Apply detailed methodology for conducting the study
4. Apply data collection and analysis strategies
5. Interpret findings
6. Present research findings

Year 1 courses MSc. Clinical Medical Physics
Course Code: 
4 Credits
Level 2
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