• Degree: Master
  • Campus: Beirut
  • Faculty: Science
  • Department: Department of Physics

Program Description

The Master of Science in Medical Physics at Beirut Arab University is designed to prepare students for a career as a Medical Physicist in hospitals and in industry or for PhD. Students will acquire the required skill sets through didactic, laboratory and clinical training. This training is reinforced by clinical training and research projects in radiation therapy physics and in diagnostic imaging to provide students with advanced research and clinical training opportunities.

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
MDPH607 Radiation Physiology and Anatomy 3  (3 Cr.:3 Lec.) MC
MDPH601 Introduction to Radiation Physics 3 (3 Cr.:3Lec.) MC
MDPH603 Physics of Radiotherapy 3 (3 Cr.:3 Lec.) MC
MDPH605 Radiobiology  2 (2 Cr.:2 Lec.) MC
------- Elective 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) EC
------- Elective 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) EC
Second Semester
MDPH602  Imaging Physics: Diagnostic and Nuclear Medicine  3 (3 Cr.:3 Lec.) MC
MDPH604 Radiation Dosimetry 2 (2Cr:2 Lec.) MC
MDPH606 Physics of Radionuclide  2 (2 Cr.:2 Lec.) MC
MDPH608 Radioprotection  2 (2 Cr.:2 Lec.) MC
MDPH610 Technical Writing and Research Methods 1 (1 Cr.:1 Lec.) MC

Mandatory Course(MC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
MDPH699 Thesis 6 (6crs.) MC
MDPH666 Medical Physics Clinical Training 3 (3 Cr.:9 lab.) MC

Elective Courses(EC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
MDPH609 Advances in Radiotherapy  3 (3 Cr.:3 Lec.) EC
MDPH611 Software and Medical Imaging Fundamentals 3 (3 Cr.:3 Lec.) EC
MDPH612 Treatment Planning 3 (3 Cr.:3 Lec.) EC
MDPH613 Quantitative Analysis of Medical Image 3 (3 Cr.:3 Lec.) EC
MDPH614 Physics of Imaging Detectors 3 (3 Cr.:3 Lec.) EC
MDPH616 Imaging Machine Techniques 3 (3 Cr.:3 Lec.) EC