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Degree Project in Medical Radiation Physics

  • Number of credits 30 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2024

About the course

The course deepens the knowledge in the field of medical radiation physics and provides training in planning, implementing and both oral and written presentation of an independent project. The project involves normal work in an environment with professional hospital physicists and other healthcare personnel and aims to simultaneously strengthen the future professional role. The project can also be carried out at a company or authority with a close connection to the area. The course also includes critically reviewing another current degree project.

Application and eligibility

Degree Project in Medical Radiation Physics, 30 credits


2 September 2024


19 January 2025

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

University: Introductory Course in Medicine, 5 hp, Radiation Biology and
Radiation Protection, 7.5 hp, Magnetic Resonance and Ultrasound Imaging 7.5 hp, Physics of X-Rays, 7.5 hp, Physics of Nuclear Medicine 7.5 hp, Applied Dosimetry 5 hp, and Radiation therapy 5 hp, 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.


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



Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2024 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 April 2024. How to apply

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 71,400

Total fee

SEK 71,400

Contact us

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Contactperson for the course is:
Jonna Wilén