Master of Medical Physics

RMIT University

This program is designed for physical scientists seeking specialist knowledge and skills in the field of medical physics. Students will develop the skills to evaluate the performance of medical equipment, optimise practice, analyse outputs, and diagnose problems. Graduates will become an important advisor to a team of professionals including oncologists, radiologists, therapists, technologists and biomedical engineers.

Course Fee:

Australian: $59,520
International: $67,200

Entry Requirements:

An Australian bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 2.5 out of 4.0 on physics (or science with a physics major). A related degree in a physical science, biomedical engineering or equivalent, having substantial physics and mathematics components may also be considered. International qualifications are assessed according to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Subjects you can Study:

Advanced medical imaging; Medical imaging physics; Radiation physics and radiation protection; Radiobiology for medical physicists; Radiotherapy physics and modelling

Study Pathways:

Upon successful completion of this program, students may be eligible to undertake further studies in related programs at RMIT University, including PhD in Physics by research, subject to each program's entry requirements.

Recognition:

The Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM) oversees a professional accreditation program that recognises and certifies experienced medical physicists. To be certified as a professional medical physicist in Australia, you must complete the requirements stipulated by the ACPSEM. This includes: undergraduate BSc (physics major and strong maths subjects) or BEng (strong physics and maths subjects), or ACPSEM approved equivalents an ACPSEM approved postgraduate degree in medical physics (usually masters or higher), or ACPSEM approved equivalents. You must also meet the undergraduate requirements (above) completion of the ACPSEM Training, Education and Accreditation Program (TEAP) while employed as a Medical Physics Registrar at an Accredited clinical centre. Accreditation for this program is pending.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Related Careers:

Medical Imaging Technologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City No info No Full time 2 years
City No info No Part time 4 years

Why Study With Us

One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with industry and the community.

RMIT is renowned for its excellence in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies.

RMIT prides itself on its strong industry connections forged over 130 years. Collaboration with industry is integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

RMIT is a values-led institution and is dedicated to operating sustainably, respecting Indigenous cultures and supporting intellectual freedom. 

RMIT has outstanding teachers and is one of the top ranked universities for staff qualification.

Facilities & Services

RMIT’s three campuses in Melbourne (City, Brunswick and Bundoora) are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation.

As a global university, RMIT has two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain. We also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Belgium, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

Our cutting-edge facilities, including the newly opened New Academic Street, Swanston Academic Building and Design Hub represent our commitment to developing world-class learning, teaching, training and research spaces.

Students have instant access to a range of activities and programs designed to make the university experience unforgettable.

The support services and networks available at RMIT are designed to help students succeed and remain healthy and happy.

Student services include:

  • International student support and personal counselling
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  • Spiritual support.

Admission and selection

Applying to RMIT? Local and international students can access all information on the RMIT website

Study options

At RMIT, you'll experience an education that equips you with practical skills, inspires you with ideas and prepares you for the workplaces of the future. RMIT connects students with industry mentors and collaborate on projects with real organisations so that you can advance your career. 

RMIT provides you with a diverse range of education options, from apprenticeships, traineeships and certificates to associate and bachelor degrees, and postgraduate degrees by coursework or research. 

Interest areas include:

The university also has a range of pathway programs that allow students to work their way from one program to another until they reach the degree they want. Our pathways are more than just regular pre-university programs – many give students guaranteed entry into higher qualifications, and credit to reduce the cost and time needed to complete a degree.

If you would like any further information, please complete an enquiry form for local or international students. 

 

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