Master of Applied Science - Medical Physics

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This program deals with well-established and emerging areas of medical and health physics including: clinical measurement, computing, health physics, instrumentation, medical electronics, medical imaging, physiological monitoring, physics of radiotherapy, radiobiology and radiological imaging sciences. The coursework also contains an introduction to the clinical sciences.

Course Fee:

International: $51,700

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree (or equivalent) with physics major (or related field); applicants with other qualifications (e.g. medical engineering) may enrol with the approval of the course coordinator


144 credit points: Stage 1 is comprised of assessed coursework; Stage 2 is comprised of a program of supervised research and investigation.

Subjects you can Study:

Medical physics

Study Pathways:

Early exit with Graduate Diploma in Medical Physics after satisfactory completion of Stage 1.


The Australasian College of Physical Sciences and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM)

Who for:

Those who wish to further their understanding in medical and health physics disciplines for career advancement

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Gardens Point No info Yes Part time 3 years

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession. Our courses will give you the knowledge, connections and agility to take advantage of whatever the future holds. You will gain experience in our labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with our industry partners. Our students rate the quality of their educational experience at QUT higher than the national average (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, 2016 and 2017).

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