BTech in Medical Physics and Imaging Technology

Degree: Bachelor
University: University of Auckland City: Auckland , Country: New Zealand
Discipline: Engeneering & Technology
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  • Tuition fee NZ $24,600 a year
  • Start Date of Studies 19/07/2010
  • Admission deadline 04/07/2010
  • Programme Alternatives full-time
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  • Programme Description This degree is particularly well adapted for students interested in the applications of the physical sciences in medicine, biomedical science and biotechnology. It will provide an overview of all aspects of physics and physiology required for a career in biophotonics, biomedical imaging or instrumentation. Students will have the opportunity to proceed to postgraduate study in biophotonics, biomedical imaging or biophysics; and graduates of the programme could be part of a medical research team treating patients or be performing research and development in private companies or be involved in academic research in collaboration with a medical team if they pursue their education to PhD level. The modules are PHYSICS 160 Physics for the Life Sciences; BIOSCI 101 Essential Biology: From Genomes to Organisms; BIOSCI 106 Foundations of Biochemistry; BIOSCI 107 Biology for Biomedical Science: Cellular Processes and Development; MEDSCI 142 Biology for Biomedical Science: Organ Systems; CHEM 110 Chemistry of the Living World; MEDSCI 205 The Physiology of Human Organ Systems; MEDSCI 206 Introduction to Neuroscience; PHYSICS 130 Properties of Matter; MATHS 150 or MATHS 108 Advancing Mathematics 1 or General Mathematics 1; MATHS 250 or MATHS 208 Advancing Mathematics 2 or General Mathematics 2; PHYSICS 220 Electromagnetism and Thermal Physics; PHYSICS 240 Electronics; PHYSICS 280 Medical Physics; PHYSICS 211 or ENGSCI 211 Analytical Techniques in Physical Sciences 3 or Mathematical Modelling; MEDSCI 309 Biophysics of Nerve and Muscle; PHYSICS 260 Optics; PHYSICS 230 Materials and Waves; PHYSICS 340 Electronics and Signal Processing; BIOMENG 241 Instrumentation; MEDSCI 737 Biomedical MRI; PHYSICS 390 Experimental Physics; MEDSCI 703 Advanced Biomedical Imaging; PHYSICS 780 Advanced Imaging Technologies; PHYSICS 326 Optoelectronics; BTECH 490 Project in Biomedical Technology.

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