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.
Radiation Biology and Radiation Protection, 7.5 credits
Spring Term 2023
16 January 2023
15 February 2023
English (upon request)
Type of studies
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.
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
17 October 2022.
Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.