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Radiation Sciences (Medical Physics/Radiation Biology), Ph.D


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Ph.D. Degree


Course Requirements


The minimum course requirement for the Ph.D. degree in Radiation Sciences in both fields of Medical Physics and Radiation Biology is the completion of at least one full course at the 700-level beyond the courses required for the M.Sc. degree.

Medical Physics field


Candidates in the Medical Physics field must complete the following:

Radiation Biology field


Candidates in the Radiation Biology field must complete the following:

Comprehensive Examination


Every candidate for the Ph.D. must pass a Comprehensive Examination concerned with Radiation Sciences, but outside their own immediate area of research.

Thesis


A thesis must be presented embodying the results of original research, and this thesis will be defended in a final oral examination.

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