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Medical Physics Pathways

Medical physicists are closely involved in the commissioning, calibration, safe operation and maintenance of medical systems that help diagnose and treat thousands of people every year.
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Frequently asked questions

Pathway details

You can pursue a Master of Physics (Medical Physics) at UWA after completing a bachelor's degree with a major in Physics. While the standard timeframe for completion of this degree is two years (full time), if you have previously completed an undergraduate degree in a related area, it may be possible to complete it within 1.5 years.

5 years to be a

Medical physicist

5 years to be a
medical physics

Standard entry for high school leavers

Minimum ATAR
  • 80.00
TISC Codes
  • UWART
  • UWBPH
  • UWCOM
  • UWDES
  • UWSCI
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Qualifications
  • BA + MPhys
  • BCom + MPhys
  • BDes + MPhys
  • BSc + MPhys
Duration
  • Three-year bachelor's degree plus a two-year master's degree
Limited places
  • Yes. Admission is awarded on a competitive basis to the top ranked students for the year’s intake.
Selection criteria
  • A bachelor's degree with a major in Physics, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA, and the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent, or an honours degree in Physics, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.
Undergraduate major
medical physics
Medical Physics

Pathways for mature-age students

If you will be aged 20 years or older on 1 March (for Semester 1 entry) or 1 August (for Semester 2 entry) you qualify for our mature-age-entry pathways.
Medical Physics