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Measurement Methods and Radiation Detectors

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2021

About the course

The course provides theoretical and experimental knowledge of the detection of ionizing radiation and a good knowledge on measurement technique. The course covers the measurement of small currents and charges, pulse height analysis, statistics and deadtime corrections. Gas-, scintillation- and semiconductor detectors are treated, as well as neutron detectors etc. It also covers gamma spectroscopy and experimental determination of activity including low activity measurements. The course includes compulsory laboratory work.
Welcome letter and preliminar schedule

Application and eligibility

Measurement Methods and Radiation Detectors, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

30 August 2021

Ends

29 September 2021

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

University: Statitics 6 ECTS, and Atomic and nuclear physics 7.5 ECTS or Industrial Radiation Physics 7.5 ECTS, or corresponding. Recommended 7.5 ECTS electronics.
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-53810

Application

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 end of May. Contact the department for more information. Application deadline is 15 April 2021.

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

Contact us

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Contact person for the course is:
Mikael Bylund