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Radiation Biology and Radiation Protection

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

About the course

The course provides basic knowledge on radiation biological effects and risks from cells to humans as well as in-depth knowledge 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 2022 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin

The information below is only for exchange students


17 January 2022


17 February 2022

Study location




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/5. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.


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



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.

Contact us

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Contactperson for the course is:
Jonna Wilén