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 provides appropriate training for physicists involved with radiotherapy, diagnostic medical procedure and health physics. Students will complete a research project resulting in a thesis, which will comprise two-thirds of the program load. Coursework will take up the remaining third. There is a shortage of trained personnel in the area of radiation oncology services in Victoria.


  • Medical and health physics

Standard entry requirements

  • A four-year bachelor degree with at least a credit average in the final undergraduate year
  • Or another recognised award deemed to be equivalent in character and standard to a four-year undergraduate degree, with at least a credit average in the final undergraduate year. Alternatively applicants may provide evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and experience that satisfies the Dean of the School of Graduate Research or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.


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

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
City Domestic: $61,440
International: $61,440
No information available No
  • Part-time : 4 years
  • Full-time : 2 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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