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If your career goal is to become a qualified diagnostic radiographer, but you’re also looking for a competitive edge, then this Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Medical Imaging) from University of Canberra will give you the skills, knowledge, and experience to confidently apply for employment both in Australia and overseas – six months ahead of other diagnostic radiographer courses.

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Overview

This course offers an accelerated four-year degree which completes all training in only 3.5 years allowing you enter the job market earlier and giving UC graduates a definite competitive advantage when it comes to looking for future employment opportunities.

Packed with Work Integrated Learning (WIL) choices, this unique course can include an embedded honours program, allowing you to study the bachelor’s degree on its own for three and a half years, or undertake a research project in your third and fourth year to graduate with Honours.

Upon graduation, you’ll be eligible for registration from the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA) to practice as a Diagnostic Radiographer and can explore career opportunities in general radiography, angiography, mammography, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and medical ultrasound.

Study a Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Medical Imaging) at University of Canberra and you will:

  • gain a high level of ethical and interpersonal skills for interacting with patients from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • learn to effectively function as part of a healthcare team
  • acquire and apply clinical reasoning, treatment and evaluation skills to basic and life sciences
  • develop skills to undertake all routine diagnostic radiographic procedures
  • learn to operate diagnostic radiographic instrumentation to optimise image quality and minimise radiation dose or other potential patient hazards
  • develop skills in designing, implementation and management of quality assurance programs for medical imaging applications
  • acquire professional attitudes and attributes as a reflective practitioner.

Career opportunities

A Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Medical Imaging) is a globally recognised and respected qualification that will enable to pursue a career in any of the following positions.

  • general radiographer
  • mammographer
  • angiographer
  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) 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 included:

  • Systemic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Professional Practice in Health 
  • Regional Anatomy and Physiology
  • Computed Tomography
  • Imaging Anatomy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification
CRICOS: 087833F

Tuition Fee

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    36800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36800 AUD per year during 42 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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