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Magnetic Resonance Imaging

This course covers the fundamental NMR physics, MR-safety and introduces basic- and advanced MRI applications. The course has many teachers who all lecture within their own areas of expertise. The aim of the course is to prepare the student for work as an MR-physicist or to work with MR-physics.

Information for admitted students Spring 2024

Congratulations! You have been admitted at Stockholm University and we hope that you will enjoy your studies with us.

In order to ensure that your studies begin as smoothly as possible we have compiled a short checklist for the beginning of the semester.

Follow the instructions on whether you have to reply to your offer or not.
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Checklist for admitted students

  1. Activate your university account

    The first step in being able to register and gain access to all the university's IT services.

  2. Register at your department

    Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.

  3. Read all the information on this page

    Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.

IMPORTANT

Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.

Information from the department

Everyone admitted to a course in Physics will receive a welcome letter with important information from us via e-mail. If you have not receive an e-mail by mid-January, please contact our Academic advisor! Unfold and read more.

Roll-call

Courses at the Department of Physics do not have a roll-call. Instead the course starts with the first lecture.

Registration

After being admitted to a course, you must register to confirm that you are starting your studies. For most of our courses this can be done online using your university account. Registration normally opens two weeks before the course starts and you must have registered at the latest one week after. If you have any problems with registration, contact our Student office. Contact details can be found below.

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Learning platform

Most of the courses in physics use the Athena learning platform. Once registered, the course should appear automatically in Athena. If you cannot find the course, contact the course coordinator. If the course uses a different website, you can find the link further down on this web page.

Conditionally admitted

If you are conditionally admitted to a course at our department you need to contact our Academic advisor before you can register. Contact us as soon as possible, well before the course starts. Contact details are found further down on this web page.

Applicants on waiting list

Are you placed on a waiting list to any of our courses? You will always be contacted via e-mail if you are offered a place. Normaly we will not admit new students if more than 1 week has passed after the first lecture.

Find the Departmend of Physics

Most of the physics courses are held in the AlbaNova building, located between the Frescati campus and the Royal Institute of Technology (Tekniska högskolan, KTH). Courses in medical radiation physics are sometimes held at Campus Karolinska Hospital. A few of our physics courses are also given in collaboration with KTH or other departments. If this is the case it is clearly stated further down on this web page.

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Welcome activities

Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities that stretch over a few weeks at the beginning of each semester. The programme is voluntary (attendance is optional) and includes Arrival Service at the airport and an Orientation Day, see more details about these events below.
Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department. 

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Find your way on campus

Stockholm University's main campus is in the Frescati area, north of the city centre. While most of our departments and offices are located here, there are also campus areas in other parts of the city.

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Pre-departure information

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This course is divided into two different parts. In the first part, “The basics of MRI”, the fundamentals of NMR physics are taught along with lectures describing how an MR image is acquired and reconstructed. This part also includes a theoretical and practical introduction to MR-safety. Part 1 ends with a bonus exam to prepare all participants for part two; “MRI applications and more”. The second part of the course contains a mixture of theoretical lectures, exercises, laboratory exercises, auscultation at an MRI clinic and an assignment to be presented to the class. Written laboratory reports and all practical parts of the course are obligatory.

  • Course structure

    This is an advanced course given during daytime. The course is included in the Master`s Programme in Medical Physics.

    Teaching format

    The education consists of a mixture of theoretical lectures, classroom exercises, practical parts such as demonstrations, laboratory exercises, auscultations and more. Two of the laboratory exercises requires written reports.

    Assessment

    The course is examined through written exam, written lab reports and by participation in all practical moments.

    Examiner

    Love Engström Nordin

    E-mail: love.nordin@fysik.su.se

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    MRI From picture to proton – Second edition. Donald W. McRobbie

  • Course reports

  • Contact

    Course coordinator and teacher:
    Love Engström Nordin, e-mail: love.nordin@fysik.su.se

     

    Academic advisor at the Department of Physics: studievagledare@fysik.su.se

    Student office: studentexp@fysik.su.se