Master in Medical Physics

General

Program Description

Overview

The programme mainly consists of the studies of radiation impact on individuals, environment and materials, focusing on the use of ionizing radiation for treatment and diagnosis of oncological diseases, and protection of individuals and environment from unreasonable radiation. Knowledge, skills and competencies of graduates are regulated by EC directive 2013/59/EURATOM; therefore, they have unique prospects for international development and career.

Why @KTU?

Combination of physics and medical sciences

The study program is implemented together with the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and is harmonized with Medical Physics study programs of other European and world’s universities by www.iomp.org.

Well-equipped facilities with latest software tools

Well-equipped dosimetry laboratory and a possibility to work and perform investigations with Linear accelerators, X-ray, CT, MRI, PET and other imaging facilities, gamma cameras (SPECT).

Acquired knowledge is applied in practice

A significant part of studies is performed working together with the interdisciplinary teams of radiotherapists/radiologists in hospitals and medical care centers.

Career

Student’s competencies:
– Application and improvement of radiation technologies and methods in medicine and industry;
– Planning of patients’ dosages in radiation therapy and provision of recommendations regarding dosimetry;
– Knowledge and application of radiation protection strategy, protective factors and measures;

Student’s skills:
– Able to apply known physical methods and concepts in medical practice and develop new ones, provide recommendations to the patients regarding dosimetry;
– Able to work individually with radiation equipment and technologies guaranteeing the quality of radiation medical services and implementing optimisation measures for radiation protection;
– Able to work in team while developing and implementing management strategies for patients’ expose based on research-practical activities, and take personal responsibility.

Entry Requirements

Proficiency in English
Language requirements

IELTS ≥6.0, TOEFL ≥85, CEFR ≥C1, or equivalent

Eligibility CGPA
University Bachelor degree certificate

Undergraduate diploma (or higher) with min. length of 180 ECTS (3 years of studies) is eligible.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.

The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.

Average grade (CGPA) > 60 %

For more information of this programme, please visit their web page here.

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

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