IPEM's Masters Level Accreditation Framework (MLAF)

Accreditation of Masters Level programmes in Clinical Engineering or Medical Physics using IPEM's Masters Level Accreditation Framework involves independent scrutiny by IPEM using appointed assessors at periodic review periods with IPEM accreditation normally awarded over several subsequent years.  Awards are subject to the HEI undertaking specified framework activities, such as an annual audit return, and implementing any changes requested by a panel during this period. 

There is a fee for this process which should be paid to the IPEM office in advance of the accreditation visit.  The standard fee is £500 for UK universities and £1000 for non-UK universities.  In addition reasonable travel/accommodation expenses of the assessors, normally two, must be met and paid directly by the host university.

 

Accreditation panels expect to liaise directly with programme directors.  Comments received from students will be accepted only as part of the regular, periodic review of a course or programme.

For more information about the MLAF process please refer to the following documentation:
MLAF Handbook
MLAF Guidance Notes
MLAF Application Form

For additional enquiries, please contact membership@ipem.ac.uk

The table below shows IPEM accredited courses in Clinical Engineering (E) or Medical Physics (P).

University

Programme

Accredited until the end of the academic year

Keele University

MSc Biomedical Engineering (E)

2017/2018
reaccreditation pending

Kings College London

MSc Clinical Sciences (Clinical Engineering) (E)

2017/2018
reaccreditation pending

Kings College London

MSc Clinical Sciences (Medical Physics) (P)

2017/2018
reaccreditation pending

Kings College London

MSc Medical Engineering and Physics (E) & (P)

2017/2018
reaccreditation pending

Swansea University
MSc Medical Radiation Physics (P) 2017/2018
reaccreditation pending

University College London

MSc Physics & Engineering in Medicine (P)

2017/2018
reaccreditation pending

University of Aberdeen MSc Medical Physics (P) 2018/2019

University of Glasgow

MSc Medical Physics (P)

2018/2019

University of Liverpool

MSc Clinical Sciences (Medical Physics) (P)

For further information and enquiries regarding this programme please contact: mscphys1@liverpool.ac.uk

2017/2018
University of Malaya Masters of Medical Physics (P) 2018/2019

University of Strathclyde

MSc Biomedical Engineering (E)

2017/2018
reaccreditation pending

University of Surrey

MSc Medical Physics (P)

2017/2018
reaccreditation pending

University of Surrey

MSc Medical Imaging (P)

2017/2018
reaccreditation pending

University of Surrey

MSc Biomedical Engineering (E)

2018/2019                

 

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