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Healthcare Science

Constituent sub-disciplines

Physical Sciences

  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Clinical Measurement
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Equipment Management
  • Information Technology
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Medical Electronics
  • Medical Engineering & Design
  • Medical Illustration
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Radiation Protection
  • Radiotherapy Physics
  • Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Renal Technology
  • Ultrasound

Many of these disciplines are grouped under medical physics and bioengineering. The main professional body for this is the Institute for Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM). The exceptions to IPEM are medical illustration and maxillofacial prosthetics.