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.
Magnetic Resonance and Ultrasound Imaging, 7.5 credits
Autumn Term 2021
30 August 2021
1 November 2021
English (upon request)
Type of studies
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.
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 deadline was
15 April 2021.
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.