The programme is based on the "General Plan and Regulations for the 3-year Training Programme in Radiography" (1997) and qualifies for authorisation as radiographer as well as Bachelor's degree.
180 ECTS credits
Undergraduate programme leading to a Bachelor's degree.
Expected learning outcomes
After completion of the programme, the students will:
- Have knowledge of people of all ages with varying degrees of health, illness and disability in accordance with the requirements of proper practice.
- Have knowledge and expertise in conducting research and treatment using various modalities in radiation therapy and radiography (conventional radiology, intervention, CT, MRI, mammography, nuclear medicine, ultrasound)
- Understand, explain and act in relation to the somatic and genetic damage that medical use of ionizing radiation can lead to.
- Understand, utilize and contribute to research, dissemination and development nationally and internationally, and utilize research results in their profession.
- Show understanding of the radiographer place in the health care system, and knowing decision-making structures and management levels in health and social service sectors as well as relevant laws, regulations and agreements.
- Is aware of health and social policy in national and international perspective, and how to affect this.
- Handle sensitive medical information about the patient in accordance with legislation.
- Evaluate and administer drugs used in professional practice and maintain hygienic principles.
- Represent the optimal medical imaging for diagnostic purposes, as well as evaluate and verify the visual material in relation to the given problem.
- Have action alert in relation to an emergency situation.
- Organizing own work, work in interdisciplinary teams, and lead others.
- Guide, teach and inform patients, their relatives, students and other health professionals.
- Reflecting on ethical problems, ethical action and identify value conflicts in practical health and social work.
- Exercise the profession in accordance with legal regulations for radiation protection.
- Have an understanding of various radioactive isotopes benefit and harm and deal with those responsible.
In the last semester of the programme, the students can take a period of 3 months at a partner institution abroad (Jan-March). In the same period, incoming students are offered a module that is taught in English. It has a theoretical part (4 weeks) and a period of practical training (8 weeks).
General matriculation requirement.