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Biomedical Physics

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BP5001 - Ionising and Non-ionising Radiation in Medicine

Credit Points: 30

Course Co-ordinator: Professor DJ Lurie

Pre-requisite(s): Undergraduate degree, normally in a Physical Science or Engineering subject.

Note(s): Restricted to students taking one of the four BMP PgT programmes.

Lectures and practicals covering:
Radiation physics, radiodiagnosis, nuclear medicine, radiotherapy, radiation protection, lasers and ultraviolet light in medicine, ophthalmic and audiological physics, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound in medicine.

60 one-hour lectures over half-session; 4 practical sessions over half-session.

1 two-hour written examination (50%); continuous assessment (50%).