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Magnetic Resonance and Ultrasound Imaging

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2022

About the course

The course deals with the technical structure and function of MRI systems (nuclear magnetic resonance imaging), the significance of the pulse sequences for the information content of the MR-image and provides training in quality control and optimization of an MRI system.
The course covers the main principles of MR-imaging, the main magnet, flow, homogeneity, shimning, gradient coils and field, the RF system, transmitter and receiver coils. Finally, the ultrasound technique is covered. The course includes compulsory laboratory work.

More information (schedule etc)

Application and eligibility

Magnetic Resonance and Ultrasound Imaging, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


29 August 2022


31 October 2022

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

University: At least 90 ECTS credits including the course Quantum Physics 4.5 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.


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



Application deadline was 19 April 2022. The application period is closed.

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 17,850

Total fee

SEK 17,850
Course package in biomedical engineering

Here below we have listed the courses in our fall course package

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Course is given by
Dep of radiation sciences
Contactperson for the course is:
Anders Garpebring