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BP5009: COMPUTING AND ELECTRONICS IN MEDICINE (2016-2017)

Last modified: 27 Apr 2017 14:01


Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to underlying principles and practical examples of computing in medical physics. Hands-on learning is provided to build confidence with computer software. The course also covers basic concepts of analogue and digital electronics and its application in a clinical setting.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Foresterhill Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr George Cameron

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Lectures and tutorials covering computing, computer programming, computer applications and usage, analogue and digital electronics and applications. 

Further Information & Notes

Restricted to students taking one of the two BMP PgT programmes.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc Medical Imaging
  • MSc Medical Physics

Contact Teaching Time

176 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st attempt: 1 one-hour written examination (66.67%), Coursework (33.33%)


Resit: 1 x one hour written examination (100%).

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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