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Health and Radiation Physics, M.Sc.


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The M.Sc. in Health and Radiation Physics is relatively course intensive and is designed to provide the education, training and professional development required for a career in Health Physics.

M.Sc. Degree


Admission


Normal admission requirements are a B.Sc. honours degree, at least B+ standing (or equivalent) in Physics, Biophysics, Engineering Physics, or Chemistry, or some course of study approved by the Department of Medical Physics and Applied Radiation Sciences.

Requirements


A candidate for the M.Sc. degree must:

Additional Required Courses

Students must complete satisfactorily one additional 700-level course from the following list:

Comprehensive Examination


Pass a final comprehensive examination.

Research Report


Complete and defend a research report based on a project approved by the Department.

Course Substitutions


A student with a strong background in Health and Radiation Physics may be permitted to replace one or more of the core courses with relevant courses approved by the Department. A student may not take more than one 600-level full graduate course to satisfy the minimum course requirements.

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