Physics - Medical Physics

University College Dublin


Course Name Physics - Medical Physics
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code T344 T345
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters PGDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2022/2023 September.
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

GDip Medical Physics FT (T344)
Duration 1 Years
Attendance Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

GDip Medical Physics PT (T345)
Duration 2 Years
Attendance Part Time
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
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Duration 1 Year full-time, 2 Years part-time
Course Fee GradDip Medical Physics (T344) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 6080
nonEU fee per year - € 17600

GradDip Medical Physics (T345) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 3040
nonEU fee per year - € 8870

***Fees are subject to change
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Places will be offered to candidates with a strong foundation in basic physics, as demonstrated by the achievement of an undergraduate or graduate degree in Physics or a degree in an Engineering discipline with a coursework component equivalent to a ...


Expand+Vision & Values Statement
Medical Physics is the branch of physics that applies the concepts and principles of physics to the diagnosis and treatment of human disease. The Graduate Diploma in Medical Physics is designed for students who wish to purs...

Course Content

Expand+Entrance to this programme requires a degree in physics or a related discipline with a significant physics content. An upper second class honours or international equivalent is required.

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)
Medical Physics i...

Subjects Taught Med. Sciences for Biomed.Engin ANAT20090
Data Science in Python (MD)COMP47670
Biostatistics IPHPS40190
Radiological Physics PHYC40980
Detectors and Dosimetry PHYC40990
Medical Imaging Physics IPHYC41000
Radiation Oncology Physics IPHYC41010
Radiation Protection & Safety PHYC41020
Medical Imaging Physics IIPHYC41030
Radiation Oncology Physics IIPHYC41040
Radiobiology & Ethics PHYC41050
Cross Sectional Anatomy RDGY41220
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression The programme provides an accepted route to enter a career in Medical Physics. It is also a stepping-stone to PhD research in areas such as diagnostic imaging, radiation oncology physics, nuclear medicine, radiation protection and radiobiology. Prospective employers include Medical Physics Departments in hospitals and clinics across Ireland and abroad, medical device manufacturers and regulatory bodies.
Further Enquiries CONTACT NAME: Sean Cournane
CONTACT NUMBER: +353 (0)1716 2225
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