University of Aberdeen

King's College

Medical Physics Computing

Address:

University of Aberdeen, Kings College

St Mary's Building

Aberdeen, Scotland

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Medical Physics Computing

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Medical physics is the application of physics, electronics and computing to medical problems. Within the subject there are many specialisms, including: nuclear medicine, which uses radioactive materials for diagnosis of disease; ultrasound; magnetic resonance imaging; radiotherapy, which employs radiation to destroy cancerous tissue; and medical electronics. The MSc provides the student with a knowledge base in all major aspects of physics as applied in the modern clinical/healthcare environment.
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