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Applied Dosimetry

  • Number of credits 5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2023

About the course

The course provides advanced knowledge of modern methods for the measurement and control of accelerators forradiotherapy.
The course covers radiation dosimetry of external beam therapy sources, with special focus on photons and electrons aswell as parameters that affect the radiation field appearance and spectral distribution. Also radiation field with protons andlight ions are included. Furthermore international protocol for dosimetry and calibration of dosimeters as well as the use ofair and liquid ionisation chambers, Fricke, diode, films etc. for the measurement and monitoring of therapy radiationsources are also included.
The course also includes dosimetry on brachytherapy sources.

Application and eligibility

Applied Dosimetry, 5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2023 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

22 March 2023

Ends

27 April 2023

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 67%

Required Knowledge

University: Radiation Dosimetry, 15 ECTS and Radiation Biology and Radiation Protection, 7.5 ECTS, or corresponding. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/6. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-33415

Application

Application deadline was 17 October 2022. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,900

Total fee

SEK 11,900

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Contactperson for the course is:
Tufve Nyholm