This unit is normally undertaken as part of the Master of Medical Physics degree or the Graduate Diploma in Medical Physics. Sources of radiation, interaction of radiation with matter, physical, chemical and biological effects of radiation in human tissue, physical principles of dosimetry, internal and external dosimetry, radiation units and measurement are covered.
Ten 3-hour lectures and three 3-hour labs (conducted after hours eg. 5.30pm)
Assignments, lab quizzes and final exam (100%).