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Course Code:
DT235
Title:
Physics with Medical Physics and Bioengineering
College:
DIT
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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Medical physics involves the application of physics and its methods to solve problems in medicine.

Bioengineering is the application of engineering principles to address challenges in the fields of biology and medicine.

This course is a degree in Physics that emphasises the technology and application of physics in medical diagnostics, medical treatment, medical devices and in bioengineering.

There is a work placement during the third year.



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A wide range of careers exist for physics graduates, many of them using the methodology of physics: technical know-how, the logical approach, problem solving skills. Physic graduates work in well-paid physics-based industries such as the critical and growing areas of medical physics, bioengineering and medical devices, and also the electronics industry, alternative energy development and telecommunications.
Their analytical skills also place physicists in demand in a range of financial, fund management and research roles, in the law, in management consultancy, as weather forecasters, computer programmers and as physics and science teachers. 

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FIVE DISTINCTIONS WHICH MUST INCLUDE C20139 5N1833 OR Leaving Certificate Mathematics OB3


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