School of Physics - Universiti Sains Malaysia

Master Of Science Degree Programme in Radiation Science (Mixed Mode)

Master of Science Degree Programme in Radiation Science (Mixed Mode)

Postgraduate mixed mode programme in Radiation Science was first offered at the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang in year 2009/2010. The programme was designed to equip students with advance knowledge and hands-on experience in the field of Radiation Science, in particular Radiation Physics, Dosimetry and Radiation Protection & Safety. Successful graduates can expect to have a career as radiation scientist in academic institutions, research institutes or relevant industries.

Program Educational Objective(PEOs)


Programme Learning Outcome (PLO)



Course Structure

Postgraduate Mixed-Mode

1st Semester (20 units)

  • Radiation Protection I
  • Radiation Protection II
  • Radiation Physics
  • Dosimetry and Radiation Protection
  • Practical

2nd Semester (20 units)

  • Dissertation


Admission Requirement

Applicants should possess the following:

  • BSc (Hons) in Physics with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/4 or equivalent.
  • BSc in Physics or equivalent with several years of experience in a relevant field.
    Course Structure


Language Requirement

  • Not Applicable



  • Full-time: 12 months-Min 3 semesters / Maximum candidature: 24 months


Briefing on Master of Science Degree Programme in Radiation Science (Mixed Mode)

The Dean, School of Physics,
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
11800 USM,
Penang, Malaysia

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