Our course is ideal if you are a graduate of the physical and engineering sciences who wants to gain a broad view of the field and to specialise in medical physics/engineering. The modules are also recognised by the UK National Health Service. You will study alongside trainee clinical scientists who undertake the modules of this MSc to fulfil the academic component of their training to become state registered clinical scientists.
- IPEM President’s Award (MSc Director)(2015)
- Medical Physics Zone winner (2015)
- SRP Young Professional Award (2015)
- UK Mercia Award for Medical Engineering (2015, 2017)
- King's Experience Global Award (2016)
- Healthcare Science Rising Star Award (2016, 2017)
- IPEM Medal (MSc Board Chair) (2017)
- IPEM Academic Early Career Award (2017)
- IPEM Quantitative MRI conference best oral presentation (2018)
- British Nuclear Medicine Society, 1st Student Prize (2018)
- IPEM President’s Prize (2018)
- 3rd Congress on Clinical Engineering and Health Technology Assessment, Presentation Award (2019)
- IPEM Healthcare Early Career Award (2019)
- IPEM National Prize for Medical Physicists Short Stories (2020)
You will receive approximately 400 contact hours, which includes lectures, seminars, tutorials and feedback with our expert staff. We will expect you to undertake approximately 800 hours of self-study.
Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work
You will be assessed through a combination of coursework and exams.
In a typical module, coursework contributes approximately 30% and examinations approximately 70% to your final mark.
The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they are subject to change.
Accredited by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) for specific combinations of modules (Medical Physics) or Clinical Engineering streams).
This course is taught across many of the King’s College London campuses, including Denmark Hill, Guy’s, St Thomas’s, Waterloo and Strand.
We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.
King’s College London is regulated by the Office for Students.