Medical Engineering & Physics

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An award-winning programme taught by leading scientists and academics central to the evolution of medical physics, medical engineering and clinical sciences. We offer in-depth instruction on physiological, analytical and fundamental aspects of the field. Our graduates are mostly employed in the NHS, others in leading academic institutions and industry. We also offer two related MSc programmes in Clinical Sciences.

KEY BENEFITS

  • Award-winning students and Programme (10 awards).
  • The department received an inaugural EU Leonardo da Vinci Award for its Medical Physics e-Learning and the IOMP Harold Jones Medal for excellence in Medical Physics teaching.
  • Delivered by more than 30 core lecturers. A…

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An award-winning programme taught by leading scientists and academics central to the evolution of medical physics, medical engineering and clinical sciences. We offer in-depth instruction on physiological, analytical and fundamental aspects of the field. Our graduates are mostly employed in the NHS, others in leading academic institutions and industry. We also offer two related MSc programmes in Clinical Sciences.

KEY BENEFITS

  • Award-winning students and Programme (10 awards).
  • The department received an inaugural EU Leonardo da Vinci Award for its Medical Physics e-Learning and the IOMP Harold Jones Medal for excellence in Medical Physics teaching.
  • Delivered by more than 30 core lecturers. All of them are Full Members and Fellows of the Institute of Physics & Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) and many are leading national and international specialists.

PURPOSEFor graduates of the physical and engineering sciences seeking a broad view of the field and wishing to specialise in medical physics/engineering. To integrate with training schemes leading to registration as a clinical scientist. To provide a sound knowledge of physical and engineering science applied to medicine.

DESCRIPTION

  • The results of project EVETSIN (Department of Health, London, 1998) ranked the King's MSc Medical Engineering & Physics programme as the best in the UK.
  • The 2005 National Healthcare Science Award Young Healthcare Scientist of the Year was received by one of our past students. A number of students have also won the prestigious prize from the Annual Conference of the UK Institute of Physics & Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) (2004, 2006, 2007).
  • The department received an inaugural EU Leonardo da Vinci Award for our Medical Physics e-Learning (presented in Maastricht, Netherlands in 2004) and the IOMP Harold Jones Medal for excellence in Medical Physics teaching (presented at Seoul, South Korea in 2006).
  • The MEP MSc programme is delivered by more than 30 core lecturers. All of them are Full Members and Fellows of IPEM and many are leading national and international specialists.


EXTRA PROGRAMME INFORMATIONThe credentials of the MSc Medical Engineering and Physics (MEP) programme can be seen both from its national and international achievements / awards:
  • 2001 - 1st prize for student/trainee presentation, IPEM Annual Conference (MSc MEP student Nicola Fry);
  • 2004 - 1st prize for student/trainee presentation, IPEM Annual Conference (MSc MEP student Gemma Davies);
  • 2004 - The inaugural EU Leonardo da Vinci Award for vocational education for our Medical Physics e-Learning materials EMERALD& EMIT (Maastricht, Netherlands);
  • 2005 - UK Young Healthcare Scientist of the Year (MSc MEP student Nicola Fry);
  • 2006 - 1st prize for student/trainee presentation, IPEM Annual Conference (MSc MEP student Joan Coward);
  • 2006 - The IOMP Harold Jones Medal for Excellence in Teaching and International Education Leadership (Dr S Tabakov, MSc MEP Director);
  • 2007 - Poster prize at IPEM Annual Conference (MSc MEP student Helen Grimes);
  • 2009 - Poster Award at SPIE Conference, USA (MSc MEP student Ferihan Ertan);
  • 2009 - King's Teaching Excellence Award (Dr S Tabakov, MSc MEP Director);
  • 2010- UK Mercia Award for Medical Engineering (MSc MEP student Jonathan Noble).


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