Education and Training

King's Medical Engineering and Physics (MEP) department provides scientific and bioengineering services to the Trust and other hospitals in the region and further afield.

We are also an Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine - accredited National Training Centre offering an award-winning MSc in Medical Engineering and Physics.

The department offers a range of other training including radiation protection courses for dental x-ray operators, laboratory workers, x-ray referrers and radiation protection supervisors and courses covering the use of medical equipment, such as infusion and syringe drivers.


MSc in Medical Engineering and Physics

The MSc course is aimed at physical and engineering sciences graduates who want to specialise in MEP.

Key course facts:

  • provides a sound knowledge of physical and engineering science applied to medicine.
  • taught by leading scientists and academics
  • based at King's College Hospital
  • runs September to September, one year full time or two years part time
  • general entry requirements - minimum 2:1 degree in a physical or engineering science or equivalent, or an overseas equivalent.

Find out more about King's MEP MSc.