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Medical Radiation Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #18 (WUR) Toronto, Canada
The Medical Radiation Sciences program of University of Toronto is the first professional undergraduate program of its kind.
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Overview

The Medical Radiation Sciences program of University of Toronto is your first step towards a rewarding career as a Medical Radiation Technologist (MRT): a caring and compassionate healthcare professional and an essential member of the interprofessional healthcare team.

Working in a dynamic environment with emerging technologies, MRTs are regulated health professionals who use sophisticated radiation equipment to produce diagnostic images of a patient’s body or who administer radiation to treat patients for certain medical conditions. As a primary point of contact for patients on their healthcare journey, MRTs are committed to a collaborative patient- and family-centred approach to care. Future career opportunities include (but are not limited to): other specialties such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), research activities, management, industry, education and sales/marketing, medical equipment sales, health policy analyst, as well as pursuing higher education opportunities at a Masters level.

MRS students have the opportunity to choose one of three disciplines as the focus of their studies:

  • Radiation Therapy uses ionizing radiation to destroy cancerous tissue while monitoring patients.
  • Radiological Technology uses external x-rays to image body structures.
  • Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Technology administers radiopharmaceuticals to assess organ function and cellular disease.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy for Medical Radiation Sciences
  • Comparative Medical Imaging
  • Patient Care in Medical Radiation Sciences
  • Introduction to Clinical Oncology
  • Radiobiology & Radiation Protection
  • Introduction to Radiation Physics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • All applicants are required to present a senior level/Grade 12 English course for admission consideration
  • An International Baccalaureate Diploma, including English HL or SL is required for admission
  • English is the language of instruction and examination at U of T, and success in our degree programs requires a high level of English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53290 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53290 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6890 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6890 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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