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Medical Physics

... looks into questions such as ...

  • Which physical principles constitute the basis of medical analysis and therapy processes?
  • How do imaging processes work in medical applications?
  • How can theory and simulation help find answers for medical and biological questions?
  • How can I become a medical physics expert (MPE) in clinical healthcare?

Degree programmes


Medical Physics, Master 1 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

we are "Human - Multi-Faceted - Research-Driven". Our degree programme offers in-depth academic and research-focused training in a specialist medical physics field.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Applied physics in medical science
  • Clinical medical physics
  • Neuroinformatics
  • Biophysics

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
comprehensive qualifications in physics or medical physics acquired in a BA degree programme

... enjoy:
interdisciplinary questions, interacting with people in a hospital environment

... struggle through:
courses at different faculties (physics, electrical engineering, medicine, biology) and at two different universities (RUB, TU Dortmund)

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Physics
  • Medical physics
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • As MPE medical physics experts in clinical healthcare
  • As medical physicists in research and development
  • In sales and service for medical supplies

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory.

Studying abroad ...

is recommended.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Prof. Dr. Achim von Keudell
Building, Room: NB 5/125
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-0234 32 23680
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Physik
Building, Room: NB 02/174
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23991
Website Fachschaft


Degree: Master of Science
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters

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