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Applied Dosimetry

  • Number of credits 5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2022

About the course

The course provides advanced knowledge of modern methods for the measurement and control of accelerators for radiotherapy.
The course covers radiation dosimetry of external beam therapy sources, with special focus on photons and electrons as well as parameters that affect the radiation field appearance and spectral distribution. Also radiation field with protons and light ions are included. Furthermore international protocol for dosimetry and calibration of  dosimeters as well as the use of air and liquid ionisation chambers, Fricke, diode, films etc. for the measurement and monitoring of therapy radiation sources are also included.
The course also includes dosimetry on brachytherapy sources.

Application and eligibility

Applied Dosimetry, 5 credits

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

The information below is only for exchange students

Starts

24 March 2022

Ends

1 May 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 67%

Required Knowledge

University: Radiation Dosimetry, 15 ECTS and Radiation Biology and Radiation Protection, 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.

Selection

Students applying for courses within a double degree exchange agreement, within the departments own agreements will be given first priority. Then will - in turn - candidates within the departments own agreements, faculty agreements, central exchange agreements and other departmental agreements be selected.

Application code

UMU-A5390

Application

This application round is only intended for nominated exchange students. Information about deadlines can be found in the e-mail instruction that nominated students receive. The application period is closed.

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Contactperson for the course is:
Tufve Nyholm