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Degree

Master of Science - Health and Radiation Physics

About the program

  • 34,089 CAD

    Tuition
  • 1 year

    Years of study
  • 1 year

    PGWP Duration
  • 75 out of 100

    Minimum required GPA

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-September 28-February-2022 28-February-2022

Master of Science - Health and Radiation Physics

Health Physics is interdisciplinary, bridging the fields of medicine, biology, engineering and physical science. It provides scientific method and knowledge of Radiation Protection to the Health Care and Nuclear industries and regulatory bodies.

The program consists of a course- and project-based MSc. Research is conducted with faculty using McMaster radiation facilities or at industrial partners facilities. Some students are presently working in the Health Physics field in industry and pursue the program part-time.

Areas of Research

  • Brachytherapy radioisotopes, interface dosimetry, imaging dose distributions, neutron micro-dosimetry;
  • Nuclear and atomic techniques used for analysis of both trace toxic elements and major components of human body composition;
  • Development of novel radiopharmaceuticals and medical use of radioisotopes in diagnosis and therapy;….

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$46,317

Total costs

yearly

$6,528

Cost of living

1 person

$5,700

Accommodation

1 bed room

$34,089

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

  • B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program.

Required documents

  • Official Transcripts
  • Two academic references
  • English language proficiency
  • Statement of Interest
  • Visa and Passport

Language Requirements

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IELTS

6.5
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TOEFL

92
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PTE

63
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Career Opportunities

  • Medical Health Physicists
  • Military Health Physicists
  • Environmental Health Physicists
  • Power Reactor Health Physicists

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