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PgDip Medical Engineering & Physics (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
21750 GBP
National
10500 GBP
EU
10500 GBP

Application fee

International 0 GBP
National 0 GBP
Department
Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92
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About this course

  • The results of project EVETSIN (Department of Health, London, 1998) ranked the King's MSc Medical Engineering & Physics programme as the best in the UK.
  • The 2005 National Healthcare Science Award Young Healthcare Scientist of the Year was received by one of our past students. A number of students have also won the prestigious prize from the Annual Conference of the UK Institute of Physics & Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) (2001, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2011) and the UK Mercia award for Medical Engineering in 2010 and 2013.
  • The department received an inaugural EU Leonardo da Vinci Award for our Medical Physics e-Learning (presented in Maastricht, Netherlands in 2004) and the IOMP Harold Jones Medal for excellence in Medical Physics teaching (presented at Seoul, South Korea in 2006). 
  • The MEP MSc programme is delivered by more than 30 core lecturers. All of them are Full Members and Fellows of IPEM and many are leading national and international specialists.

Key benefits

  • Award-winning students and Programme (more than 10 awards).
  • The department received an inaugural EU Leonardo da Vinci Award for its Medical Physics e-Learning and the IOMP Harold Jones Medal for excellence in Medical Physics teaching.
  • Delivered by more than 30 core lecturers.  All of them are Full Members and Fellows of theInstitute of Physics & Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) and many are leading national and international specialists.

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Eligibility Criteria

Minimum 2:1 degree in a physical or engineering science or equivalent or an overseas equivalent.

English language requirements:

  • IELTS: 6.5
  • TOEFL-IBT: 92

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Course Modules

Description

An award-winning programme taught by leading scientists and academics central to the evolution of medical physics, medical engineering and clinical sciences. We offer in-depth instruction on physiological, analytical and fundamental aspects of the field. Our graduates are mostly employed in the NHS, others in leading academic institutions and industry. We also offer two related MSc programmes in Clinical Sciences.

Course purpose

For graduates of the physical and engineering sciences seeking a broad view of the field and wishing to specialise in medical physics/engineering. To integrate with training schemes leading to registration as a clinical scientist. To provide a sound knowledge of physical and engineering science applied to medicine.

Course format and assessment

Day and block release attendance. Written examinations, assessment of coursework, project dissertation.

Extra information

The credentials of the MSc Medical Engineering and Physics (MEP) programme can be seen both from its national and international achievements / awards:

  • 2001 - 1st prize for student/trainee presentation, IPEM Annual Conference (MSc MEP student Nicola Fry);
  • 2004 - 1st prize for student/trainee presentation, IPEM Annual Conference (MSc MEP student Gemma Davies);
  • 2004 - The inaugural EU Leonardo da Vinci Award for vocational education for our Medical Physics e-Learning materials EMERALD& EMIT (Maastricht, Netherlands);
  • 2005 - UK Young Healthcare Scientist of the Year (MSc MEP student Nicola Fry);
  • 2006 - 1st prize for student/trainee presentation, IPEM Annual Conference (MSc MEP student Joan Coward);
  • 2006 - The IOMP Harold Jones Medal for Excellence in Teaching and International Education Leadership (Dr S Tabakov, MSc MEP Director);
  • 2007 - Poster prize at IPEM Annual Conference (MSc MEP student Helen Grimes);
  • 2009 - Poster Award at SPIE Conference, USA (MSc MEP student Ferihan Ertan);
  • 2009 - King's Teaching Excellence Award (Dr S Tabakov, MSc MEP Director);
  • 2010- UK Mercia Award for Medical Engineering (MSc MEP student Jonathan Noble).
  • 2011 – 1st prize for student/trainee, IPEM Annual Conf. (MSc MEP student Delphine Darios)
  • 2013 - UK Mercia Award for Medical Engineering (MSc student Megan Duffy)

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How to Apply

Application procedure

Each application is assessed by at least two academics. Selection is on the basis of an application form and references. Selected applicants may be interviewed in person, by telephone or by alternative arrangements.

Personal statement and supporting information

Please provide information to support your application (work experience, conference/seminar presentations, other interest in medical physics/engineering etc) and a list of the optional modules you are most interested in.

Application closing date

The deadline for applications is 02 September for 2016 entry. Note that funding deadlines may be earlier. Applications will be considered subject to availability of places, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. International applications must be received by 29 July to allow sufficient time for visa processing.

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