Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Health Sciences

Master of Science in Medical Physics
(M.Sc. Med.Phy.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

HSC5111 Research Methods for Health Care Professionals 10 ECTS
MPH5008* Dissertation 30 ECTS
MPH5016 Medical Physics and Radiation Protection in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Dentistry (Major) 1 10 ECTS
MPH5019 Medical Physics and Radiation Protection in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Dentistry (Major) II 10 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

MPH5002 Clinical Medical Devices and Protection from Physical Agents 5 ECTS
MPH5015 Legislative, Ethical, Professional and Leadership Issues in Medical Physics 5 ECTS
SCE5107 Principles of Biomedical Signal Processing for Medical Physics 5 ECTS
SCE5108 Principles of Biomedical Image Processing for Medical Physics 5 ECTS

* Work on the dissertation is expected to start in Semester 1 of academic year 2020/21 and continue up to the end of Semester 3 (October 2021).



Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

SCE5201 Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition 10 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Award, 2008 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Master of Science in Medical Physics under the auspices of the Faculty of Health Sciences.
 
Last Updated: 31 July 2020
 
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The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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