Physics for Medical Science


This module introduces basic physics principles to students, to help them understand our world and the technology we use in our everyday lives. Emphasis is placed on applications of physics in Medical Science, industry and at home.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify and comprehend the physical principles relevant to specified problems and understand their application in medical science.

  2. Solve theoretical and practical problems.

  3. Independently read instructions and accurately follow a pre-determined methodology to carry out relevant experiments and conduct same in accordance with safe practice.

  4. Select the most appropriate instrument for specific tests/measurements & carry out precise SI measurements.

  5. Record results in compliance with standard practice, identify anomalous results and make decisions regarding the source of the anomaly

% Coursework 70%
% Final Exam 30%