The training provided by the Radiopharmaceutics & PET Radiochemistry MSc programme will equip you to work as a radiopharmaceutical scientist in a PET radiochemistry centre (cyclotron unit) or a conventional radiopharmacy, to provide diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals to nuclear medicine centres or to study for a PhD.
- The only MSc level course in PET Radiochemistry subject worldwide.
- Includes a two-week work experience placement in a hospital, PET centre or industrial cyclotron centre.
- Multidisciplinary programme open to graduates in various science disciplines: chemists, bio-scientists, physicists, pharmacists.
- Located in the heart of London.
Professor Philip Blower
King's College London
Two paths of study are offered: 1. PET Radiochemistry (modules 1, 2, 3a, 4a and 5), suitable for those interested in a research career in the field or work in a PET radiochemistry centre; 2. Radiopharmaceutical Science (modules 1, 2, 3b, 4b and 5) to suit those interested in a career in hospital radiopharmacy. Certificate and diploma pathways are available.
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
St Thomas' and Waterloo campuses. Research projects and work placements may be at other locations.
Expected destinations are the NHS and commercial nuclear medicine services, the pharmaceutical industry or PhD research.
Year of entry 2013