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Medical Physics and Bioengineering MPhil/PhD

Medical Physics and Bioengineering MPhil/PhD

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Full time | UCL (University College London) | 3 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Biomedical Engineering Bioengineering Medical Physics

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This degree is focused on a multi-disciplinary subject at the interface of physics, engineering, life sciences and computer science. The PhD programme involves 3–4 years (more for part time students) of original research supervised by a senior member of the department. The quality of research in the department has been rated by the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) as as 95% 4* ("world-leading") or 3* ("internationally excellent").

Careers

As a multi-disciplinary subject at the interface of physics, engineering, life sciences and computer science, our postgraduate students have a diverse range of options upon graduation. Many choose to continue in academia through the subsequent award of a PhD studentship or a postdoctoral research post. Another common career route is employment in industry where newly-acquired skills are applied to science and engineering projects within multi-national medical device companies, or alternatively, within small-scale start-up enterprises. A substantial number of graduates also enter the NHS or private healthcare sector to work as a clinical scientist or engineer upon completion of further clinical training.

Employability

Postgraduate study within the department offers the chance to develop important skills and acquire new knowledge through involvement with a team of scientists or engineers working in a world-leading research group. Graduates complete their study having gained new scientific or engineering skills applied to solving problems at the leading edge of human endeavour. Skills associated with project management, effective communication and teamwork are also refined in this high-quality working environment.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

5,690

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

25,960

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or another closely related discipline, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Knowledge and expertise gained in the workplace may also be considered, where appropriate.

University information

UCL (University College London) is consistently ranked among the top ten universities in the world, conducting leading research across a wide range of subject areas. Throughout its long and prestigious history, it has inspired and educated countless minds and produced 30 Nobel prize recipients. With one campus located in the heart of Bloomsbury and a second campus in vibrant east London, the university is home to around 42,000 students...more