This course draws on professional expertise from many disciplines. Our lectures will instruct you in clinical practice, radiopharmaceutical, scientific and regulatory issues in nuclear medicine, as well as providing a solid foundation in diagnostic nuclear oncology and radionuclide therapy. The course features practical components, ranging from clinical observations, audit, physics and radiopharmacy experiments and original research
This course will develop your skills so that you can provide safe, high-quality nuclear medicine services.
If you are an MSc student, you will have 222 hours of lectures. You will undertake a work placement and we expect you to undertake 10 hours of self-study each week.
If you are a PG Dip student, you will have 174 hours of lectures. We expect you to undertake 10 hours of self-study each week.
If you are a PG Cert student, you will have 120 hours of lectures. We expect you to undertake 10 hours of self-study each week.
Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.
Your performance will be assessed through a combination of coursework and written/practical examinations. Forms of assessment include unseen written examinations and, for students undertaking a written dissertation, a thesis viva voce examination. For modules 1-4, coursework contributes 20-30% and written examinations 70-80% to your final mark. For module 5, coursework contributes 60% and the written examination 40% 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 may change if the course modules change.
King’s College London is regulated by the Office for Students.
This course is primarily taught at the King’s College London St Thomas’ Campus. All teaching materials are accessible on line via the KEATs eLearning platform to support distance learning and revision. Lectures are delivered at St Thomas’ Hospital with a short mini module at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Work placements are usually undertaken in the students’ own institution (UK students) or in major London teaching hospitals.