What is diagnostic radiography?
Diagnostic radiography is an important first step to diagnosing, treating and managing injuries and disease. Along with pathology, diagnostic radiography is the largest diagnostic test performed.
The medical images you will learn to you produce during this Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Diagnostic Radiography) program from the University of Newcastle will allow patients to be diagnosed accurately, and can directly impact a patient’s treatment plan and overall recovery.
Why study with us?
- Hands-on radiography experience: Complete 42 weeks of clinical placements in public and private centres, preparing you for a successful career in diagnostic radiography.
- World-class facilities: Hone your skills using advanced multimodality imaging and post-processing facilities, including CT, MRI, ultrasound, angiography and mammography facilities.
- Learn from research leaders keeping you on the forefront of breaking research discoveries in diagnostic radiography.
Our diagnostic radiography graduates are very employable and highly regarded. 88% of our graduates find work before, or soon after, finishing their studies (2019 Graduate Outcomes Survey).
University of Newcastle diagnostic radiography graduates are qualified to register and work as diagnostic radiographers, working closely with patients and other health professionals to diagnose and manage illnesses and injuries using medical images. You may find yourself working in settings such as accident and emergency wards and operating theatres. Diagnostic radiographers play an important role in medicine and health care, and contribute significantly to improving community health.
Some typical roles include:
- Diagnostic Radiographer
- Cardiac Technologist
- Chief Radiographer
- Echocardiography Technologist
- Medical Technician
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- Transition to Health Sciences Education and Practice
- Musculoskeletal Anatomy
- Human Bioscience
- Medical Radiation Science
- Diagnostic Radiography Professional Practice
- Diagnostic Radiography Methods
- Physics & Radiation Protection
- Statistics for the Sciences
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.
DisciplinesBiomedicine Human Medicine Health Sciences View 288 other Masters in Health Sciences in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS code: 088060E
- Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.
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International35730 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 35730 AUD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Newcastle
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
We have many scholarships available for international students. Some are awarded automatically if students meet eligibility criteria on applying. Other scholarships require a specific application and provide a higher level of scholarship benefit, up to and including full tuition covered. Please review the specific program of interest to see what you could be eligible for.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.