Master of Applied Science - Health and Medical Physics (By Research)

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00122A

This program is assessed by both a research project and the completion of five courses.The research project is in medical or health physics, and is examined by thesis.The coursework is vocationally relevant to radiotherapy, diagnostic imaging, radiation protection and health physics, and is available in online mode.You will complete Research Methods for Sciences in your first semester. Four other courses will be undertaken in subsequent semesters.The program is accredited by the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM) as an approved postgraduate qualification forming a compulsory component of the requirements to become a certified medical physicist


60 Credit Point


  • Medical and health physics

Standard entry requirements

a bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours. The degree should include a research component comprised of a thesis, other research projects or research methodology courses that constitute at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent). The applicant must have achieved at least a credit average in the final year;


Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine

Study pathways

Students may apply for recognition of current competencies in relation to the coursework component of the degree

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne City International: $72,960 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

This program is designed to prepare graduates for work in radiation oncology facilities in hospitals and in health physics regulatory organisations.

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