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Physics of Nuclear Medicine

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

About the course

The course deals with nuclear diagnostic methods to detect the transportation ond transformation of chemical substances of biological and other systems and provide training to control and optimize advanced nuclear diagnostic equipment.
The course covers techniques for production of radionucleides, pharmacological requirements, measurement of uptake and excretion, radioimmunoassay, gamma and positron camera, emission computerized tomography. Applied internal dosimtery and radiation protection are also included. The course includes compulsory laboratory work.

Application and eligibility

Physics of Nuclear Medicine, 7.5 credits

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


18 February 2022


23 March 2022

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

University: At least 90 ECTS credits including the courses Radiation Dosimetry, 15 ECTS, Introductory Course in Medicine, 5 ECTS, Radiation Biology and Radiation Protection, 7.5 ECTS, Physics of X-Rays, 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.


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 15 October 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.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 17,850

Total fee

SEK 17,850

Contact us

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Contactperson for the course is:
Jonna Wilén