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Applied Dosimetry

  • Number of credits 5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

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

Application and eligibility

Applied Dosimetry, 5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2018 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 19 March 2018

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 23 April 2018

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/5. 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-53912

Application

Application deadline was 16 October 2017. Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service is in Swedish. Notification of admission will be sent in mid-November. Contact the department for more information.

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

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,250

Total fee

SEK11,250

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