PHYS3892Medical Physics (A)3 ch (3C)

Role within programme and connections to other courses. This course introduces our students to a field where there are many opportunities for stimulating and satisfying careers. Medical physics is an application of physics to the particular — and particularly complex — system which is the human body. This course requires an integration of concepts from optics, quantum physics, nuclear physics, electromagnetism, mathematics, etc. Content. Radiation therapy, medical imaging. Usually alternates with Biophysics.

Prerequisite: PHYS 2351.