Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering


Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Postgraduate Programmes 2024-25

Discover where a postgraduate degree from UCL Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering could take you!

Why study with us?

Global top 10 university

UCL is ranked 9th globally in the latest QS World University Rankings (2024). We were also named University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.

Network with experts

You will be taught by researchers and academics who are at the forefront of healthcare engineering who are developing cutting-edge technologies and methods for diagnosing, treating and managing medical conditions and diseases.

Industry and clinical connections

Our department and UCL Engineering have extensive links with world-renowned and innovative companies, as well as leading teaching and research hospitals. The industry connections and real-world skills you build with us will be highly valued by prospective employers.

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When you choose to study Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering with us, you're selecting a programme led by world-leading practitioners. Our curriculum is designed to give you hands-on experience and the skills necessary to tackle real-world healthcare challenges using engineering principles, design concepts, and technology.

As a global leader in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering research, we foster close collaborations with clinicians and scientists in major hospitals, which enables our researchers to be at the forefront of healthcare engineering and our students to learn about the latest innovations from experts in the field.

You’ll be joining one of the longest-established medical physics departments in the UK with a distinguished history, dating from 1896 when the first X-ray device began operating at the nearby Middlesex Hospital.

Application Deadline 28th June 2024

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