Master in Medical Physics for Developing Countries in Trieste
Deadline: 31 August 2014
Open to: young qualified graduates in physics or related fields from developing countries
Scholarship: either full scholarships or just a grant for travel costs and course fees
Trieste University and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) announce a second cycle of the Master’s Programme in Medical Physics (MMP), a 2-year advanced programme in the field of medical physics, sponsored by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and in collaboration with Trieste Hospitals.
The Master’s Programme in Medical Physics, prepared with the assistance of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency, consists of several basic and advanced courses and practical and clinical training by experts in these fields. The master’s degree will be awarded by Trieste University only to those candidates who successfully complete all examinations, clinical training, and other requirements as may be decided by the Master’s Committee. There will be an examination at the end of each course. Additionally, participants are required to work on a dissertation to be submitted and defended during the last month of the programme. Participants will also be required to take part in ongoing activities of ICTP in their related fields.
The Master’s Programme is open to young (generally below 30 years of age) qualified graduates from developing countries. The minimum qualification for applicants is a degree equivalent to an MSc in physics or other related fields. The selection of candidates will be based on their university performance, research activity and professional experience in the field.
Proficiency in English language is required.
A limited number of full scholarships will be awarded to successful candidates from developing countries. ICTP will also cover, on the basis of a detailed request, travel costs and course fees for a limited number of successful candidates from developing countries who are not awarded the full scholarship.
The application deadline is August 31st, 2014.
All the candidates applying for the Master’s Programme will be considered for the scholarships. The mode of applying is online, you can start your application by clicking HERE.
For further information, please visit the official website.