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The Master of Medical Physics Program

Description of the Study Program

Information videos about the study program Master Medical Physics (in German)

The program has a standard period of four semesters and can be started in any semester. A total of 120 credit points according to ECTS must be successfully completed. The first year of study serves to deepen the student's knowledge of the subject, while the second year is a research phase that is completed with the writing of a Master's thesis. The study program is divided into modules, which comprise one or more courses. The grades of the module examinations are included in the final grade (weighted according to the scope of the module). There is no final examination for the entire degree programme. The type of examination (oral, written) is specified in the module descriptions or announced at the beginning of the module. The module descriptions are accessible via the module handbook. A special feature of the degree program are the two "specialisation areas" to be chosen from five subjects. In each specialisation area, modules with a minimum of 15 CP and a maximum of 25CP must be taken. A total of at least 40 CP must be taken in the specialisation areas.

A number of different courses are available for selection in each of the specialisation areas. This selection must be made in prior consultation with one of the the specialisation coordinators. These are

Clinical Medical Physics

Applied Physics in Medicine

Imaging Techniques



Further details can be found on the webpages about the course structure, examination regulations and further informations. Note that the degree program is conducted in German and only individual modules from the elective area take place in English if required.