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MScMedical Physics

Kaunas University of Technology Lithuania, Kaunas
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Tuition fee €4,000.00 per year

Citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, China, Moldova, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan may apply for special scholarships.
Foreign nationals with Lithuanian origins and EU citizens may apply for tuition fee free places.
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Application fee €100.00 one-time

Payable within 2 weeks from the application submission by transferring it to the KTU bank account. Non-refundable. Bank details will be provided during application.

Course code 621B92002
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The Medical Physics programme mainly consists of the studies of individual, environmental and substance exposure to radiation, focusing on the use of radiation for treatment and diagnosis of oncological diseases, and protection of individual and environment from unreasonable radiation. Knowledge, skills and competences are regulated by EC directive 2013/59/EURATOM; therefore graduates have unique prospects for international development and career.

In cooperation with Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Harmonisation with EC directive 2013/59/EURATOM
Key words: radiology, radiotherapy, nuclear medicine, radiation protection

Programme structure

Planning of Patients’ Dosages
Radiotherapy Physics
Applied Radionuclide Physics

Optimisation of Patients’ Dosages in Radio Diagnostics
Diagnostic Radiology Physics
Visualisation Methods in Medicine
Radiology Detectors and Registration Methods

Preparation of Quality Assurance Programmes and their Implementation in Radiology Sector
Substance Exposure to Radiation
Radiology Detectors and Registration Methods
Diagnostic Radiology Physics

Development and Implementation of Radiation Protection in the Institution
Radiation Protection and Safety
Radiology Detectors and Registration Methods
Diagnostic Radiology Physics
Applied Radionuclide Physics
Radiotherapy Physics

Career opportunities

The amount of medical physics in the health care institutions is determined according to the number of patients and present equipment. Based on the international standards (IAEA, IOMP), according to the data of 2015, there is a lack of medical physics in the region.
Graduates work in all Lithuanian oncological centres and hospitals, Radiation Protection Centre and have established their private companies.

"Medical physics are needed in all medical institutions that use ionizing radiation; however, they are particularly necessary in the radiation therapy departments of clinical hospitals". – Klaipėda University Hospital, Chief Physician prof. hab. dr. Vinsas Janušonis.

"Only when I started working, I realised that everything we had learned during studies, without any exceptions, including not the most favourite subjects, was useful in everyday practice searching for the best ways to use the acquired knowledge in providing professional assistance to the patients with oncological diseases".LSMU Hospital Kauno Klinikos, Medical Physic Evelina Jaselskė.

Apply now! Fall semester 2017/18
Application deadline
Jul 30, 2017 23:59 (GMT)
Studies commence
Sep 30, 2017
Apply now! Spring semester 2016/17
Application deadline
Nov 30, 2016 23:59 (GMT)

for TRANSFER (only transfer students are accepted)

Application period has ended
Studies commence
Feb 1, 2017