Radiation Safety and Management

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Radiation Safety and Management

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Introduction
    This course intended to learn techniques and policies for the radiation protection, radiation safety management,and radioactive waste and transportation.

    Course Objectives
    Contamination from radioactive materials in the environmental and health science field became more important nowadays. In this course, new techniques and procedures for radiation safety management, protection, and detection will be introduced.

    Textbooks
    Atoms, Radiation, and Radiation Protection, 3rd edition (Wiley-VCH) authored by James E. Turner

    Course introduction and basic mathematical skills

    Types of radiation and units of measure

    Interaction of photons with matter

    Biological effects of radaiation

    Mesuting radiation and radioactivity

    Radiation protection (1) - Dose limits

    Radiation protection (2) - Radiaiton exposure control

    Mid-Term

    Radiation protection (3) - Required postings and controls

    Contamination detection and control (1)

    Contamination detection and control (2)

    Contamination detection and control (3)

    Radioactive waste and transportation (1)

    Radioactive waste and transportation (2)

    Radioactive waste and transportation (3)

    Final-Term

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.