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Course unit, curriculum year 2023–2024

Diagnostic X-ray Imaging Techniques, 5 cr

Tampere University
Teaching periods
Active in period 1 (1.8.2023–22.10.2023)
Course code
Language of instruction
Academic years
2021–2022, 2022–2023, 2023–2024
Level of study
Advanced studies
Grading scale
General scale, 0-5
Persons responsible
Responsible teacher:
Michiel Postema
Responsible organisation
Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology 100 %
Coordinating organisation
MET Studies 100 %
Common learning outcomes
International outlook and global responsibility
Core content
  • Basics of radiation physics
  • Systems approach to medical imaging. Image quality parameters. Image formation based on interactions of imaging energy and tissue in a planar and tomographic imaging.
  • Methods and devices of x-ray imaging.
  • Principles of computed tomography
Learning outcomes
Further information
Studies that include this course
Completion option 1
Accepted project work and final exam.
Completion of all options is required.


18.10.2023 21.10.2023
Active in period 1 (1.8.2023–22.10.2023)

Participation in teaching

28.08.2023 16.10.2023
Active in period 1 (1.8.2023–22.10.2023)