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Master of Science in Medical Physics

Duke Kunshan University
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
August 2022

North Carolina
August 2022

August 2023

North Carolina
August 2023

About this program

Master of Science in Medical Physics

Become a leader in the emerging field of Medical Physics, fusing your expertise in physics with improved medical care. This is a dynamic profession that applies the concepts of physics to the diagnosis and treatment of human disease, with career paths that include academic, research and clinical settings. With an advanced degree in Medical Physics, you will be empowered to contribute cutting-edge medical care, whether in China or diverse international spheres.

Admission requirements

1. B.S. in Physics. The undergraduate coursework, in addition to basic and upper-level physics courses should include the following:

Chemistry: 1 semester/course

Biology: 1 semester/course

Electronics: 1 semester/course

Computer science/programming: 1 semester/course ​


2. Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, mathematics, or engineering with the following minimum college-level coursework (possibly met if the student has a minor in physics):

Mathematics: 2 semesters/courses of calculus

Physics: 2 semester/courses of general calculus-based physics + 3 semesters/courses of upper-level physics selected from courses including modern physics (preferred), electricity and magnetism, quantum mechanics, atomic structure, statistical mechanics, and mechanics.

Chemistry: 1 semester/course Biology: 1 semester/course

Electronics: 1 semester/course Computer science/programming: 1 semester/course .

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Graduates receive a Master of Science degree in Medical Physics from Duke University in Durham, NC USA.

About this institute

Duke Kunshan University

Duke Kunshan is a world-class liberal arts university based in Kunshan, China, that offers a range of high quality, innovative academic programs for students from around the world. It was established in September 2013 as a U.S.-China partnership between Duke...

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I think Duke Kunshan Medical Physics program is a brilliant combination of eastern and western medical physics education systems. The guidance from faculty at both Duke Kunshan and Duke enhanced our confidence, improved our professional skills and cultivated our leadership. The wonderful learning experience at Duke Kunshan Medical Physics will b...
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The Duke Kunshan Medical Physics graduate program equipped me with solid foundation of theory and necessary clinical experience, and prepared me to start a career in Medical Physics field. I was lucky to meet so many great minds in Duke Kunshan and Duke
I expect to be a medical physicist in Hospital, I appreciate DKU's support and great connection in Asia
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