Modernising Scientific Careers, Scientific Training Programme: Clinical Sciences (pathways in Medical Physics and Physiological Sciences) MSc

36 months part time (consisting of short intensive residential blocks and distance learning) 

Programme Overview

These specialist programmes run under the Modernising Scientific Careers (MSC) programme and the NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP), and are available to members of the healthcare science workforce. They feature a combination of taught elements, work-based learning and research projects.  You will continue to be based with your employer, but your learning will be supported through a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), including discussion boards.

More information including details about teaching and assessment, employer information and how to apply, can be found on the Newcastle Biomedicine website, Scientific Training Programme pages.

There are two pathways:

Medical Physics offers specialisms in radiation therapy, radiation safety, ionising imaging, and non-ionising imaging.

Information on modules and teaching staff can be found on the Newcastle Biomedicine website, Medical Physics page.

Physiological Sciences offers specialisms in cardiac, vascular, respiratory and sleep science, gastrointestinal physiology and urodynamic science.

Information on modules and teaching staff can be found on the Newcastle Biomedicine website, Physiological Sciences page.

Further Information
Newcastle Biomedicine
Programme Coordinator
0191 208 7223
E-mail: pgmedphys@ncl.ac.uk (Medical Physics), pgcvrs@ncl.ac.uk (Physiological Sciences)
Website: Newcastle Biomedicine, Modernising Scientific Careers

Student profiles:

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What made the experience of this course rich and special in my point of view was the energetic family atmosphere in the studios. I spent most of my time there, the integration with architecture students created a strong sense of belonging.

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