• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
If you’re a graduate but considering a career change, then the University of Canberra Master of Medical Imaging course offers an accelerated learning program that condenses a comprehensive three-year course into an internationally recognised Medical Imaging qualification in only 2.5 years.

About

Study a Master of Medical Imaging at University of Canberra and you will:

  • gain advanced knowledge of scientific principles and concepts of all medical imaging techniques
  • operate diagnostic radiographic instrumentation to optimise image quality and minimise radiation dose or other potential patient hazards
  • understand protocols and methods associated with diagnostic and interventional radiographic examination procedures
  • learn anatomy, physiology, pathology, radiation protection, biology, and dosimetry relevant to diagnostic radiography
  • become familiar with normal and abnormal imaging appearances within current diagnostic radiographic procedures
  • understand the role of a diagnostic radiographer within the wider healthcare team in Australia and internationally
  • work with patient information management systems.

Career opportunities

A UC Master of Medical Imaging qualification is a globally recognised and respected degree that will allow graduates to progress competently and confidently into a career in any of the following positions:

  • general radiographer
  • mammographer
  • angiographer
  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) radiographer
  • computed tomography (CT) radiographer
  • clinical educator
  • clinical researcher
  • research manager
  • vendor application specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computed Tomography 
  • Imaging Anatomy 
  • Imaging Pathology 
  • Informatics and Image Processing 
  • Medical Imaging Project Design 
  • Medical Imaging Research Project 
  • MRS Practicum 
  • MRS Residency 
  • Physical Principles of MRS 
  • Radiation Biology and Dosimetry 
  • Radiographic Imaging 
  • Radiographic Image Interpretation 
  • Cross-Sectional Image Interpretation 
  • Research in Medical Radiation Science 
  • Medical Radiation Science Residency 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • a completed bachelor degree in any discipline
  • a minimum of two degree level units of anatomy and physiology.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum of two degree level units of anatomy and physiology can meet these requirements by completion of the following units (as non-award study):
  • 6529 Systemic Anatomy and Physiology
  • 9808 Regional Anatomy and Physiology
CRICOS Code: 088964J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    33000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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