30 months
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40000 AUD/year
34300 AUD/year
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About

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

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

UC recognises how important it is that you are able to continue with your studies while your travel plans are temporarily put on hold due to COVID-19. For this reason, we have developed a carefully selected range of online units for our most popular degree courses, enabling you to commence your study online before transitioning to face-to-face study once travel restrictions are lifted.

Please refer to our website for detailed info regarding availability/conditions etc.

Highly focused, engaging and interactive, the UC Master of Imaging course will help you become proficient in diagnostic radiography graduating six months earlier – thus gaining a highly competitive advantage over other similar courses elsewhere.

Successful completion of the course will allow you to apply for registration to practice as a Diagnostic Radiographer from the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA) and you’ll be ready to forge ahead in your career as a competent and professional diagnostic radiographer.

The UC Master of Medical Imaging is an approved program of study by the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA) allowing graduates to gain registration as a diagnostic radiographer for employment in both public hospitals and private radiology practices in any state or territory in Australia and around the world.

The course is highly career-focused and includes ongoing Work Integrated Learning (WIL), offering specialised opportunities across multiple fields of diagnostic radiography, such as general radiography, mammography, angiography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) and medical ultrasound.

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

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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • a completed bachelor degree in any discipline
  • a minimum of two degree level units of anatomy and physiology.
CRICOS Code: 088964J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40000 AUD per year and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    34300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34300 AUD per year and a duration of 30 months.

Funding

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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