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Medical Physics

Master‘s studies @ Kaunas University of Technology
31 Jul Application deadline
1 Sep Start date
2 years Study duration full-time
4787€ Tuition fee for Eu citizens

Programme overview

Can the application of physics concepts, theories and methods save lives? It certainly can.

The teaching curriculum of KTU MSc in Medical Physics focuses on the use of ionising radiation for treatment and diagnosis of oncological diseases, and protection of individuals and environment from unreasonable radiation.

This study programme is implemented together with the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, is adjusted to the medical physics study programmes around the globe and recognised by the International Organisation of Medical Physicists.

KTU MSc in Medical Physics is one of the few programmes of this kind delivered in English in Europe (except for the UK universities).

  • State-of-the-art research facilities and equipment available for KTU students’ research
  • Hands-on experience while working together with professionals in hospitals and medical care centres
  • EC directive 2013/59/EURATOM regulated curriculum

What will you study?

  • Ionising radiation: interaction of radiation with biomaterials, radiobiology
  • Radiation therapy: methods, equipment for the 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 of diseases
  • Radiation protection and safety

 

Funding opportunities

All international students automatically become candidates to receive the Scholarship for International Students, which is assigned for first-year Bachelor or Master students with strong academic records and motivation.

The residents of European Union countries and the global citizens of Lithuanian origin can apply for state-funded study places. This means that all the applicants, who fall into one of the aforementioned categories, will participate in the general admission’s competition for state-funded study places and get the chance to study free of charge, depending on their admission score.

Campus life

The main KTU Campus is within walking distance from the city centre. In the campus, university sports halls and courts, dormitories, shops and recreational areas are all nearby. KTU boasts the active student community, with 6 art societies and over 20 students’ organisations. Our students can choose from 100 weekly sports classes, and join one of 20 sports teams. All of this is free of charge.

Over 40 thousand students study in Kaunas, and of these, around 10% are international students. Lush parks, lively squares, cosy cafes and buzzing cultural life make Kaunas attractive not only as a travel destination but also as a place to live. In 2022, Kaunas will become a European Capital of Culture.

Admission Requirements

Proficiency in English Language requirements:

IELTS ≥6.0, TOEFL ≥85, CEFR ≥C1, or equivalent

If you do not currently hold any English proficiency certificate, the English test can also be conducted by KTU during the admission process.

 

Eligibility:

Average grade (CGPA) > 60 %

 

University Bachelor degree certificate:

Undergraduate diploma (or higher) with min. length of 180 ECTS (3 years of studies) is eligible.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.

The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.

Autumn Intake Deadline

2021-07-31

Spring Intake Deadline

2021-12-15

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