In this unit normally undertaken as part of the Masters of Medical Physics degree or the Graduate Diploma in Medical Physics, both theoretical and practical aspects of the major topics in radiotherapy physics are covered. These topics include radiation beam production and modification, calibration and characterisation, principles of treatment planning, dose calculation and reporting, and the physics of brachytherapy.
Eleven 3-hour lectures and three 3-hour labs (conducted after hours eg. 5.30pm or on a weekend)
Assignments, lab quizzes and final exam (100%).