Radiation physics, biology and safety

3 ECTS credits, Academic Year 2021-2022, 761116P
The aim of the course is to familiarise the students with the generation and effects of different types of radiation used in industry and daily life.

Enrollment period


Mode of delivery

Web-Based Studies
Independent study

Course study period



0 €

Education information

Generation of ionizing radiation, interactions of radiation with matter, radiation detection and measurement as well as radiations units and quantities, radiation in the environment and its biological effects, usage of radiation in industry and research.

Education format

Continuous learning
Continuing training


Academic Year 2021-2022

Field of study

Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics



Teaching language


Course organiser

University of Oulu



Maximum participants


Prerequisities and co-requisites

Gymnasium-level extended course physics knowledge or equivalent.

Contact information

More information and contact information

Juho Keskinen, juho.keskinen@oulu.fi
Last updated: 30.11.2021