Medical Physics

6213GX001 Master of Health Sciences 2 Kaunas

The 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, the graduates have unique prospects for international development and career.

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Why @KTU?

Combination of physics and medical sciences

Study programme is implemented together with the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, and is harmonised with Medical Physics study programmes of other European and world’s universities by www.iomp.org.

 

Why @KTU?

Well-equipped facilities with latest software tools

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

Why @KTU?

Acquired knowledge is applied in practice

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

Subjects

Ionising radiation=radiation – particle flow, electromagnetic waves
Radiation therapy – methods, equipment for treatment of oncological diseases, dosimetry
Radiation diagnostics=radiology – methods, equipment for diagnostics of diseases, imaging
Nuclear medicine – the use of radioactive materials for diagnostics and treatment
Radiation safety – totality of measures for protection from radiation
Patient dose planning Optimisation of Patients' Doses in Radio Diagnostics Development of Quality Assurance Programmes and their Implementation in Radiology Sector Development and Implementation of Radiation Protection protection measures in the Institution

Testimonials

Evelina Jaselskė

LSMU Hospital Kauno Klinikos, Medical Physic

Only when I started to work, I realised that everything we had learned during the studies, without any exceptions, also not the most favourite subjects, wwere useful for the everyday practiceoncology depertment searching for the solutionsand ways how to provide professional assistance to the oncological patients

Vinsas Janušonis

Klaipėda University Hospital, Chief Physician prof. hab. dr.

Medical physics are needed in all medical institutions that are using ionizing radiation; however, they are extremely needed in radiation therapy departments of clinical hospitals

Entrance to Master's studies

Bachelor in Physics or Biomedicine.

Degree diploma and its suplement (legalised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into English and notary verified).

Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 %.

Research activities, articles are not required but gives higher entry score.

Motivation letter.

Proficiency in English: IELTS≥6.0/TOEFL iBT≥85/CEFR≥C1

Entrance score consists of:

0.7 CGPA
0.2 Research activities, articles, if any
0.1 Motivation (skype interview)