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Qualification: Professional Master Degree in Medical Physics (RTU)

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Professional Master Degree in Medical Physics (RTU)

Qualification Information

Graduates of the study program are able:
- to obtain knowledge and skills that conform to standards of the seventh level professional qualification “Engineer of physical technologies in medicine” and master degree in medical physics.  
The student will be competitive in the changeable social and economic conditions and competitive in international labour market.  
The program will provide alumni with the knowledge specific to the sphere of medical engineering and physics that provides possibility to produce original and improve existent systems, products and technologies and create scientific and educational work in the field of medical engineering and physics.  
The program consists of the series of lectures, practical and laboratory studies, and practice.
While elaborating master thesis students master theoretical, technical, economical, humanitarian and social subjects that correspond to the field of the medical engineering and physics.  
During their studies students develop:  
1. theoretical knowledge in structure, physical and technical operation of medical equipment, machines and instruments, their manufacturing technology, utilization conditions and safety;  
2. practical skills for work in medical institutions and companies – acquisition, installation, utilizing, regulation and quality control of medical engineering equipment;  
3. ability to use theoretical knowledge and skills in practical work, development of technologies in medical engineering and physics;  
4. knowledge to perform public activities in Latvia and in international collaboration, understanding of professional ethics and assessment of project influence on the environment and public.  
Graduates will be motivated to continue education and systematically advance professional qualification.  

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Awarding body: 

- Riga Technical University

Awarding body contact info: 

Tālr.: 67089300
Fakss: 67820094
E-pasts: rtu@rtu.lv

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Access requirements: 

Higher education qualification of LQF level 6 (bachelor, professional bachelor or professional higher education qualification) in the same or compatible branch of science or professional field of higher education, as well as a certain professional experience laid down by higher education institution

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes)