30 months
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41000 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

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

Accreditation

This course is accredited with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) through the Medical Radiation Practice Accreditation Committee (MRPAC), the accreditation committee of the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA). Graduating students will be eligible to apply for registration as a Diagnostic Radiographer with the MRPBA.

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

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

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  • International

    41000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41000 AUD per year during 30 months.
  • National

    34800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34800 AUD per year during 30 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

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

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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