Bachelor in Radiography - BRAD

Short description

 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.


 3 years
 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).

Admission Criteria

 General matriculation requirement.

Table of subjects

Bachelor in Radiography 2013/2016

Coursecode Course name C/E *) ECTS each. semester
  S1(A) S2(S) S3(A) S4(S) S5(A) S6(S)
RAD1021 Natural Science and Basic Radiography C 25          
RPR1011 Practical Test in Nursing Procedures and Basic Skeleton and thorax Radiography C   10        
RAD1031 Basic Knowledge in Radiography C   15        
RPR2031 Supervised Practicum in Clinical Nursing Care Practice 1 C   10        
RAD2051 Basic radiography C     15      
RPR2041 Supervised Practicum in Contrast, Chest and Skeletal Radiography C     10      
RAD2041 Scientific theory and research method C       5    
RAD2031 intervention and ultrasound C       10    
RAD2061 Computer tomography and Magnetic Resonans Imaging C       10    
RPR2051 Special Modalities, Computer Tomography (CT) and Skeletal in Practice 3 C       10    
RPR3031 Special Modalities, Computer Tomography (CT) and Skeletal in Practice 5. C         10  
RAD3011 Radiotheraphy and Oncology C         15  
RPR3041 Special Modalities, Computer Tomography (CT) and Skeletal in Practice 4 C         5 10
RAD3911 Main Project in Radiography C           15
RPR3051 Practise in Professional Practice in Radiography Practice 6 C           5
Sum: 25 35 25 35 30 30
*) C - Compulsory course, E - Elective course