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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Jeļena Kosmača
Study type:Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Medicine
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Physics; The Physics of Solids


To provide students, who plan to work with nanomedicine and modern medical equipment, with an introduction to nanomedicine technology and basics of medical equipment. To give this introduction within the context of macro and nano-scale processes occurring in a human body, physics, nanoscience and nanotechnology.


Basic knowledge of physics, mathematics and anatomy. Finished course Physics of Medical Equipment and Nanotechnology I.

Learning outcomes


Understand and properly use terminology of nanomedicine and medical equipment; identify current challenges of nanotechnology in medicine; describe modern nanomedicine procedures, explain the structure and operating principles of related medical equipment.


Practically work with nanomaterials, medical equipment, perform classical and nano-medical procedures, interpret their results; compare the pros and cons of nanomedicine and classic medicine methods, analyse risks and opportunities for selection of a method.


Recognise physical phenomena, modern nanomaterials and their effects on the human body and explain their use in nanomedicine; evaluate the current situation in nanomedicine, predict its development directions; create ideas for successful application of nanotechnology in medicine, with the potential to develop future nanomedicine methods.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2023, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine, SSNMF7Master’sLimited choiceJeļena Kosmača
Medicine, SSNMFz8Master’sLimited choiceJeļena Kosmača
Medicine, MF7Master’sLimited choiceJeļena Kosmača
Planning period:Year 2024, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine, SSNMFz7Master’sLimited choiceJeļena Kosmača
Medicine, SSNMF8Master’sLimited choiceJeļena Kosmača
Medicine, MF8Master’sLimited choiceJeļena Kosmača