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Modes

  • FT / Full-time
  • PT / Part-time (over two years)
  • FX / Flexible mode of study available (up to five years)
  • DL / Distance-learning mode available

Medical Physics and Bioengineering


As the UK’s largest academic medical physics and bioengineering department, we represent a community of around 80 academic and research staff leading innovation and discovery across an extensive range of medical physics and engineering specialisms. Students have access to a range of laboratory, workshop, teaching and clinical facilities within the department, as well as at associated hospitals and industrial partners. There is a clear focus on the development of new techniques and technologies, as well as their translation into clinically effective tools, and subsequent downstream commercial exploitation. Our MSc offers a research-informed approach to teaching, delivered by internationally recognised leaders of the field. The MSc has been accredited for many years by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM).


Student/staff ratios

  • 15 staff
  • 60 taught students
  • 110 research students

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Student View

"The access to industry I have gained at UCL has been particularly valuable: I managed to secure funding from the UCL Graduate School to spend one month in a proton therapy centre in the USA. This was vital as part of my work as we currently do not have such facilities or expertise in the UK."

Paul Doolan

Degree: Medical Physics PhD

Student View

"I am beginning a training placement at Addenbrooke’s Hospital as a Trainee Clinical Scientist in Medical Physics. I'm so excited and would not have got the job without having done the programme at UCL."

Jessica Johnson

Degree: Physics and Engineering in Medicine – Medical Physics MSc