BScMedical Engineering and Physics
|Study location||Latvia, Riga|
|Nominal duration||4.5 years (271.5 ECTS)|
|Awards||BSc (Professional Bachelor Degree in Medical Physics and Qualification of Medical Physical Technology Engineer)|
|Accreditation||29.05.2013 - 28.05.2019; Accreditation certificate No 53|
|Tuition fee||€2,970.00 per year|
|Application fee||€150.00 one-time|
|Registration fee||€100.00 one-time
Baltic Center Registration Fee Includes:
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Non-native English speakers are requested to present a copy of Baltic Center Test/TOEFL/IELTS/TOEIC/PTE Academic/Cambridge English test score report.
The score of the BALTIC CENTER test should be at least B2
You do not have to present English test only if your previous studies have been fully in English and it is marked on your diploma or transcript or you send a certificate from the school which confirms that your studies have been fully in the English language.
Every student should pass the interview in the Representative office of Baltic Center or on Skype before receiving the final admission. More details will be provided during the application.
FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, TRANSPORT AND AERONAUTICS
Complicated medical technologies, new methods of diagnostics and therapy, computer based equipment and the networking of health care institutions need nowadays to be supported by highly qualified professional specialists.
The Bachelor study programme is designed to meet the future need for medical care to be provided through an efficient health care system, which makes use of state-of-the-art technical equipment in prevention, diagnosis, and therapy.
In comparison to other international examples, the RTU programme isinterdisciplinary covering both medical engineering and medical physics disciplines.
The programme is delivered in cooperation with Riga Stradins University, the university preparing specialists in medicine.
Medical Engineering and Physics is a diverse and exciting programme that covers the research and analysis of many of the latest advances in medicine.
Students work on defined projects covering the fundamentals of physical and mathematical simulation, medical engineering design, etc.,
30% of all study process is practical,
Specialisation courses in mechanics, prostheses, electronics, computer sciences, material science, etc.
A Compulsory study courses 86.0 / 129.0
Chemistry for Engineers
Descriptive Geometry and Engineering Graphics
Basics of Occupational Safety
Computer Studies (basic course)
Methods of Medical Statistics
Electrical Engineering and Electronics (Part 1)
Anatomy and Physiology
Basics of Physical and Mathematical Simulation
Introduction to Medical Engineering
Fundamentals of Medical Physics
Fundamentals of Law in Medicine
Fundamentals of Quality Control and Monitoring
Radiation Safety in Medicine
Physics of Medical Imaging
Medical Equipment Design
Reliability of Medical Equipment
Physical Materials Science
Basics of Communication
Simulation of Physical Processes (Study Project)
Medical Equipment Design (Study Project)
Medical Equipment Manufacturing Technology (Study Project)
Methods of Medical Equipment Manufacturing
B Compulsory elective study courses 51.0 / 74.5
B1 Field-specific study course 45.0 / 67.5
Radiation Therapy Technologies
Introduction to Biochemistry and Biophysics
Cell and Microbiology
Measurement Tools in Medicine
Electronics in Medicine
Analysis of Biological Signals
Spectroscopy Methods in Medicine
Computer Systems in Medicine
Strenght of Materials
Basics of Biomaterials and Biomechanics
Digital Devices and Systems
Simulation and Analysis of Radio Electronic Circuits
Analogue and Digital Integrated Circuits
Computer Aided Control Systems in Medicine
Fundamentals of Computer Graphics
Pattern Recognition and Image Processing Methods in Medicine
Graphical Fundamentals of Delphi
Basis of Biomaterial Technology
Functional Medical Implants
Health Care Organisation and Economics
Organization of Management at Enterprise
Organization of Small Business
Physiological Measurement Equipment
Micro and Nanotechnologies
B2 Humanities and social sciences study courses 2.0 / 4.0
B6 Languages 4.0 / 6.0
The English Language
The German Language
The French Language
C Free elective study courses 6.0 / 9.0
D Practical Placement 26.0 / 39.0
E Final examination 12.0 / 18.0
Engineering Design Project
A Medical Physics Technology Engineer works in medical institutions such as hospitals, outpatient clinics, health centres rehabilitation institutions, specialised centres, laboratories as well as medical equipment distributors.
Graduates work in the design, development, testing, control and maintenance of medical equipment, devices and instruments. In addition, they work in service, certification, monitoring, production, design and research companies.