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MSc Medical Physics

OVERVIEW

The programme aims to provide knowledge and skills as a senior medical physicist. The course is designed to produce graduates in medical physics with a strong capacity to work effectively in operating and maintaining medical equipments. Successful graduates are expected to have a career as medical physicist in hospital, academic institutions or research institutes.

Course Structure

The programme comprises 40 units of the following five core courses, two elective courses, two practical courses and one compulsory research project.

Semester I

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology (core - 4 units)
  • Radiation Physics (core - 4 units)
  • Dosimetry and Radiation Protection (core - 4units)
  • Physics of Diagnostic Radiology (core - 4 units)
  • Medical Physics Practical (core - 4 units)

Semester II

  • Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy Physics (core - 4 units)
  • Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (elective - 2 units)
  • Radiobiology and Radiation Chemistry (elective - 2 units)
  • Medical Physics Practical II (core - 4 units)
  • Research Project (compulsory - 8 units)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should possess the following:

  • BSc (Hons) in Physics minimum CGPA of 3.00/4 or equivalent.
  • BSc in Physics or equivalent with several years of experience in a relevant field.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of Band 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • The applicants native language is English or National language
  • Applicant graduated from institutions of higher learning which use English Language as the medium of instruction.
  • English courses offered by British Council.
  • Passed USM's Intensive English Course Level IV with minimum gred B.
  • English courses offered by selected Public / Private Universities.

(Applicable for Malaysian Applicants Only)

  • MUET Band 4

DURATION


Full-time: Min 2 semesters / Max 4 semesters

FEES

Malaysian (MYR) International (USD)
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee : 220.00 X 40 Units = 8800.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fees : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fees : 82.50 X 40 Units = 3300.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00

** Fees are subject to change

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Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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