UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Medical image computing is an exciting and rapidly growing field concerned with applying advanced computing techniques to obtain and analyse medical images and better understand, diagnose, and treat human diseases. It is a critical aspect of medical imaging ' a field that continues to revolutionise modern medicine and healthcare.

Course Modules

Core modules: medical imaging (ionising); magnetic resonance imaging and biomedical optics; ultrasound in medicine; clinical practice; programming foundations of medical image analysis; information processing for medical imaging; image processing. Options: Students choose one of the following: computer'assisted and therapy; computational modelling for biomedical imaging.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in a physical or applied mathematical science subject, such as physics, engineering, computer science, or applied mathematics. Candidates with other backgrounds may apply and are considered on individual merit, but successful candidates must have studied mathematics and physics at least to A'level standard (or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of basic concepts in computing.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,090  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)
9 years
Full Time
PgDip
5 years
Variable
PgDip