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Graduate Diploma in Applied Science (Medical Physics)

Australia and New Zealand International
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Campus
Gardens Point
Campus
Gardens Point
Duration
1 year full-time
2 years part-time
1 year full-time
2 years part-time
Entry
February and July
February and July
CRICOS
020315D

Highlights

  • Complete coursework such as advanced lectures, seminars and independent study in medical and health physics.
  • Prepares you for a career as a medical physicist, health physicist or bioengineer in hospitals, health departments, tertiary institutions and medical instrumentation companies.
  • Complete in 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.
  • Opportunity to progress on to the Master of Applied Science (Medical Physics).

Highlights

  • Complete coursework such as advanced lectures, seminars and independent study in medical and health physics.
  • Prepares you for a career as a medical physicist, health physicist or bioengineer in hospitals, health departments, tertiary institutions and medical instrumentation companies.
  • Complete in 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.
  • Opportunity to progress on to the Master of Applied Science (Medical Physics).

What to expect

These courses deal 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.

Career outcomes

Career outcomes

Graduates can seek employment in hospitals, health departments, tertiary institutions and medical instrumentation companies. Depending on the field of employment, graduates may be known as a medical physicist, health physicist or bio-engineer. Professional medical/health physicists:

  • apply electronic tools and medical software, ultrasonics, radiation and computers to clinical and environmental problems
  • monitor the environment to maintain acceptable standards in the workplace and the community
  • apply fundamental physical research in development programs
  • are responsible for calibration, care and maintenance of instruments and apparatus.

Professional recognition

The course is accredited by the Australasian College of Physical Sciences and Engineers in Medicine.

Possible careers

  • Health Physicist
  • Medical Equipment Sales
  • Medical Physicist

Requirements

Course code
PH71
CRICOS code
020315D
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Duration
  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time
  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time
Entry
  • February and July
  • February and July

Academic entry requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree in physics (or equivalent qualification) or other evidence of qualifications that satisfactorily demonstrate you possess the capacity to pursue the course of study.

Minimum academic requirements

Academic entry requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher award) in physics.

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Cambridge English Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. Please assign your test to QUT in your Pearson profile.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
79 16 16 21 18

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We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

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If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2019

2019: CSP $9,400 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2019

2019: $32,000 per year full-time (96 credit points)

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