Radiography 2017-2018

180 Higher Education Credits, 3 years.

Radiology plays a key part in modern healthcare, and being a radiology nurse is a rich and varied experience that includes working with advanced technology and having close contact with the patients. The job requires great flexibility and cooperative skills.

In order to be accepted as an exchange student at KI the applicant must be enrolled at a university that has a written exchange agreement with KI for the specific study programme of interest. Exchange students should be nominated by their home institution. The final decision on admission will be made by KI.

Course syllabuses

To find the syllabus for the course or rotation you are interested in, follow this link. You can find the course code right before the name of the courses listed on this page.

Options in English

For exchange students without very good command of the Swedish language, the study programme in Radiography offers options in English as presented below.

A student can only attend one course at a time. One study week is equivalent to 1.5 ECTS credits. The performance will be graded in accordance with the ECTS grading scale and on the basis of the student's fulfillment of the learning outcomes stated in the course syllabus.

During the clinical rotation the student will be assigned to a clinical supervisor, who  is responsible for ongoing instruction and supervision. An appointed lecturer will be responsible for the clinical area in question and participates together with the clinical supervisor in the initial discussion of the student's educational objectives and in evaluations.

General and Specific Requirements

The following requirements have to be met by students wishing to take part in clinical rotations:

  • A very good command of Swedish or another Scandinavian language or a very good command of English (equal to a TOEFL score of 550)
  • Previous knowledge equivalent to Semesters 1-4 in the Study Programme in Radiography (to be considered on an individual basis)

Clinical Rotations

The clinical rotations are offered both autumn semester 2017 and spring semester 2018.

  • 1EE015 Clinical Rotation in Radiography, 18 ECTS credits
  • 1RS025 Clinical radiography in a European perspective 1, 7.5 ECTS credits
  • 1RS026 Clinical radiography in a European perspective 2, 7.5 ECTS credits
  • 1EE025 Clinical Rotation in Radiography, 19,5 ECTS credits
  • 1EE101 Clinical rotation in Radiography, 15 ECTS credits

Options in Swedish

Exchange students with a good command of Swedish or another Scandinavian language are welcome to apply for the options for exchange students presented below.

A student can only attend one course at a time. One study week is equivalent to 1.5 ECTS credits. The performance will be graded in accordance with the ECTS grading scale and on the basis of the student's fulfillment of the learning outcomes stated in the course syllabus.

During the clinical rotation the student will be assigned to a clinical supervisor, who will be responsible for ongoing instruction and supervision. Appointed lecturer will be responsible for the clinical area in question and participates together with the clinical supervisor in the initial discussion of the student's educational objectives and in evaluations.

General and Specific Requirements

The following requirements have to be met by students wishing to take part in clinical rotations:

  • A very good command of Swedish or another Scandinavian language (Pass Tisus test or equivalent)
  • Previous knowledge equivalent to Semesters 3-4 in the Study Programme in Radiography (to be considered on an individual basis)

Clinical Rotations

The clinical rotations are offered both autumn semester 2017 and spring semester 2018.

  • 1RS025 Clinical radiography in a European perspective 1, 7.5 ECTS credits
  • 1RS026 Clinical radiography in a European perspective 2, 7.5 ECTS credits

For more information about the study programme, please visit the programme website (presented in Swedish).

Curriculum 2017-2018

Semester Course ECTS Credits
1

Anatomy and Physiology - communication and movement

Radiography - Clinical Training 1 

Anatomy and Physiology 2 - transport and reproduction

Radiographic Methodology 1 

Scientific Approach and Methods for Quality Improvement 1

8

6.5

7

7.5

 

2

Pathophysiology 

Pharmacology and drug calculation

Specific nursing 1 - clinical rotation

Radiology 1

Radiography - Clinical Training 2

9

4.5

4.5

4.5

7.5

3

Radiology 2

Radiographic Methodology 2

Specific nursing 2

Radiography - Clinical Training 3

Scientific Approach and Methods for Quality Improvement 2

7.5

7.5

6.5

7.5

1

4

Radiography - Clinical Training 4

Radiographic Methodology 3

Emergency and Disaster Medicine 

Pedagogics and Leadership

7.5

7.5

7.5

7.5

5

Radiography - Clinical Training 5

Scientific Approach and Methods for Quality Improvement 3

Radiology 3

Specific nursing 3 - clinical rotation

7.5

6

4.5

3

5 and 6 Project work 15
6

Radiography - Clinical Training 6

Elective Course

Elective Course

7.5

7.5

7.5

Application

Application deadlines

  • April 15 for the autumn term (end of August to mid-January)
  • October 15 for the spring term (mid-January to the beginning of June)

Who can apply? When you have been nominated by your home university for exchange studies at Karolinska Institutet, you can apply using the form below.

Will I be admitted? There are only a limited number of places on curricular courses and projects. You apply in competition and a study place cannot be guaranteed. Please choose more than one alternative when filling in the application form, since that will increase you chances of being admitted.

How do I apply? Start the on-line application below by selecting your home university, preferred period of study and language of instruction. Then look through the entire form and read all the information carefully, especially under proposed study programme at Karolinska Institutet. Mandatory information is marked " * ". You will not be able to submit the application if you omit this information.

Have all the information ready when you start. Once you have started to enter the required information on-line, you cannot save it to continue at a later stage. This means that you must have all information ready by the time you wish to submit your application, which will take about 15 minutes to complete. As long as you are actively entering information, there is no time limit.

Remember to print the application and registration number. Please note that you must print your application before you submit it electronically. You submit the application by pressing the "Submit" button at the end of the form. Note that when this is done you cannot make any changes! You will immediately get a notification that your application has been registered along with a registration number unique to your application. Please make a note of this registration number as it is used to check the status of your application.

What do I do with my printed application? Once you have printed the application, sign it and also have it signed by the international coordinator or contact person at your university. Please send the application to the international  coordinator, either scanned or by regular mail, together with:

  • A verified transcript of credits and grades, i.e. list of courses passed at your home university
  • A verified copy of your passport, where your photo and details are visible. The copy MUST be certified by your university, i.e. signed and stamped by somebody who works at your university, who can certify that it is a copy of your passport. A copy of an ID-card is not sufficient.
  • One photograph (passport size )
  • CV in English

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

The information you enter will be stored in a database and treated according to PUL (Personal Data Act - Swedish Code of Statutes, SFS 1998:204).

Application form 2016-2018

Contact

Administrative officer

Malin Ahlén

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 861 60
Organizational unit: Student- och karriärservice
E-mail: Malin.Ahlen@ki.se

More information about the programme

Radiology clinics today work with both the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, activities in which radiology nurses play a key part.

The ever-increasing complexity of radiological methods can be alienating for patients of any age. It is therefore important that radiology nurses can reassure such patients with well-developed communicative skills that can help to build up a secure relationship between them. Radiology nurses also take the decisions that lead to the most effective form of examination.

The study programme in Radiography provides students with a knowledge of radiography, which is to say the use of X-ray methods to examine patients, and the interpretation of the results thus obtained. Students learn a great deal about radiation and how the equipment they use is designed. They also learn about different diseases and how they show up in X-rays. Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, laboratory work, and clinical training.

Students also gain an early insight into their future career as the on-site training starts in term one and continues for a five-week block each term. Students also gain experience of the work of radiology nurses at a healthcare unit and within the accident and emergency services.

In order to be accepted as an exchange student at KI the applicant must be enrolled at a university that has a written exchange agreement with KI for the specific study programme of interest. Exchange students should be nominated by their home institution. The final decision on admission will be made by KI.

After graduation

Radiology nurses work at radiology clinics in both the public and private sectors.

Degree ProgrammeRadiology