Postgraduate

Clinical Science (pathways in Medical Physics and

Clinical Science (pathways in Medical Physics and Physiological Sciences) MSc

Part time: 36 months, 60 months maximum

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This accredited course co-ordinates specialist contributions from clinical scientists, consultants, clinical networks and departments. It uses facilities from Newcastle University and Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The course offers specialist pathways in medical physics and physiological sciences and is available to the healthcare science workforce and through competitive national recruitment.

This specialist course runs under the NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP) and is accredited by the National School for Healthcare Science Accreditation Unit. Combining academic and workplace learning, the formal teaching element is delivered through structured residential teaching blocks and online study.

Due to the unique nature of this course full information is available on our Faculty of Medical Sciences website.

A sample of job titles our graduates now hold

Pharmacist, Abdominal Transplant Coordinator, Old Age Psychiatry Specialist Registrar

A sample of employers our graduates now work for

NHS, Davison Chemist Ltd, Eijkman Institute of Molecular Biology

Data based on responses from 153 UK, EU and International postgraduate leavers (2011/12, 2012/13) studying Biomedicine. See more about what our graduates do.

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  • Medical Sciences MSc

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Modules

Medical Physics pathway

Within the Medical Physics pathway, there are four specialisms. Modules within the different specialisms can be found below:

Modules for 2016 entry

Physiological Sciences pathway

Physiological Sciences pathway 

Within the Physiological Sciences pathway, there are five specialisms. Modules within the different specialisms can be found below:

Modules for 2016 entry 

Module changes

Module changes

Modules change annually to take account of:

  • changing staff expertise
  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

Most module information for 2017 entry will be available from mid-May 2017.

Contact

Clinical Science MSc

Faculty of Medical Sciences
NHS Healthcare Scientist Training Programme

MSc Clinical Science email: pgclinsci@ncl.ac.uk

Entry Requirements

There are two routes to study the courses, both through the National School of Healthcare Science (NSHCS):

  • direct entry route: competitive entry through national recruitment
  • in-service entry route: if you work in an existing healthcare science workforce, with the agreement of your employers

Full entry requirements are detailed on the NHS Careers website.

International Students

To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements:

Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills).

Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.

Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests.

The equivalent academic qualifications that we accept are listed on our country pages.

How to Apply

To study on these courses you will need to apply through the National School of Healthcare Science - Scientist Training Programme.

The site includes frequently asked questions about application and eligibility.

The Faculty of Medical Sciences website has further information about Medical Physics and Physiological Sciences pathways.