The course deals with equipment and methods for X-ray diagnostics, primarily for clinical applications, and provides training in optimizing and controlling such equipment. The course covers techniques and methods in for instance conventional x-ray diagnostics, computer tomography, image quality and patient dose optimization. Furthermore, description of image delivery systems with scattering and transfer functions, Fourier transformation and digital image processing is discussed. The course includes a compulsory laboratory part.
University: Access to the course requires at least 90 credits including the courses Medical orientation 5 ECTS or Medicine for engineers 6 ECTS, Measurement methods and radiation detectors 7.5 ECTS alternatively Industrial radiation physics 7.5 ECTS or equivalent knowledge. English A/6 and Swedish for basic eligibility for university studies if the education is given in Swedish.
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.
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
17 April 2023. 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.