Radiation Protection and Medical Effects, 6 credits

Academic year 2023/2024

  • Autumn 2023, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 28 August 2023

    End date: 24 September 2023

    Application deadline: 17 April 2023

    Application code: UU-49000 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

    Registration: Please contact the department.

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university in life sciences (e.g. physics, radiophysics, chemistry or biology), medicine, pharmacy, nursing, or other relevant university education.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 14,500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 14,500

About the course

The course gives you knowledge about the molecular, cellular and tissue effects of exposure to ionising radiation. This will lead to an increased understanding of the risks of ionising radiation, radiation protection, medical radiation therapy and applications in nuclear medicine.

More information


Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology

Dag Hammarskjölds väg 20 751 85 Uppsala

Rudbecklaboratoriet, 751 85 UPPSALA

Telephone: 018-471 4580

Bo Stenerlöw

Email: bo.stenerlow@igp.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 38 35