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Radiation Biology and Radiation Protection

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2023

About the course

The course provides basic knowledge on radiation biological effects and risks from cells to humans as well as in-depthknowledge of radiation protection of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, Swedish Radiation Protection legislation,international recommendations and practical techniques for radiation protection work.
The course includes chromosome breakage and repair mechanisms as well as somatic and genetic radiation damage.Furthermore, methods for personal dosimetry, radiation protection measurements and handling of radioactive substances.

Application and eligibility

Radiation Biology and Radiation Protection, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2023 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin

Starts

16 January 2023

Ends

15 February 2023

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

University: At least 90 ECTS credits including the courses Radiation Dosimetry 15 ECTS, Environmental Radiology 7.5 ECTS, Introductory Course in Medicine, 5 ECTS, or corresponding. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/6. 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-33413

Application

Application deadline was 17 October 2022. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

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