Medical Physics Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Queen's University of Belfast 83% 0% 2% £9250 £21400 169 Belfast On campus Full-time
University College London 74% 4% 0% £9250 £31200 167 London On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 88% 3% 2% £9250 £25000 167 Nottingham On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 84% 6% 6% £9250 £25670 139 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University College London 74% 4% 2% £9250 £31200 145 London On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 88% 3% 0% £9000 £23450 160 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Swansea University - - - £7150 £21250 - Swansea On campus Part-time
University of Aberdeen - - - - - - Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Surrey - - - - - - Guildford On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 71% 5% 1% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 71% 5% 1% - - 139 Liverpool On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Medical Physics

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27538 £28439 £32804
25-75 percentile range £23982 - £31543 £22409 - £35540 £26124 - £43263

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28260 £28338 £34135
25-75 percentile range £24271 - £32171 £23163 - £35292 £26932 - £44315

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Medical Physics

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Medical Physics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Medical Physics

  • Hospitals
  • Health Care Facilities
  • Medical Clinics
  • Private Practices

Specialisations within Medical Physics

  • Therapeutic Medical Physics
  • Diagnostic Medical Physics
  • Nuclear Medical Physics
  • Medical Health Physics
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Physics

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Medical Physics who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Medical Physics (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Medical Physics at Imperial College of Science

31% Information Technology Professionals
14% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
14% Finance Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
9% Natural and social science professionals
5% Legal professionals
4% Administrative occupations
4% Teaching Professionals
2% Managers, directors and senior officials
2% Engineering professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Medical Physics in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Medical Physics

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Medical Physics studies:
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Master of Physics - MPhys
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc

Physics with Medical Physics at The University of Nottingham received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 88 out of 100 among 72 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Medical Physics was £27538 15 months after graduation, £28439 3 years after graduation and £32804 5 years after graduation.