Deakin University, Australia, Burwood
Medical Imaging, Bachelor
- Medical Imaging, Bachelor
- Duration : 4 years
Get the mix of knowledge and clinical expertise needed to launch your career as a registered diagnostic radiographer. With a degree in medical imaging (also known as Medical Diagnostic Radiography) you will be trained in techniques like ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT scan).
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Using the latest equipment, you will learn basic x-ray techniques before advancing to more complex medical imaging procedures such as general radiography, digital vascular imaging, mammography, computed tomography (CT), general ultrasound (U/S) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). You will undertake substantial clinical practice in clinical centres, medical imaging clinics and hospitals, as well as at Deakin's own three-roomed, state-of-the-art medical imaging training unit. Clinical placements typically take place at facilities across rural and regional areas of south-west Victoria. Interstate placements may be available at the expense of the student. I want to find another Bachelor Course Other areas of study include medical radiation science linked to principles of medical imaging, biological sciences, plus important ethical and legal aspects of health care that will inform and support your future clinical practice. A degree in medical imaging prepares you for careers in hospital radiology departments, specialist medical facilities and private radiology practices. Final year elective options mean that you can also get the skills to progress into roles in business management, marketing and education within the medical imaging field. Plus, you will develop strong skills in research, which could lead to careers in health or basic science research.
Programme Structure Courses include: Medical Radiation Science 1 Foundation Principles and Application of Medical Imaging 1 Medical Imaging Practice 1 Foundation Principles and Application of Medical Imaging 2 Medical Imaging Practice 2 Medical Radiation Science 2 Foundation Principles and Application of Medical Imaging 3 Medical Imaging Practice 3 Foundation Principles and Application of Medical Imaging 4 Medical Imaging Practice 4 Principles of Advanced Modality Imaging 1 Medical Imaging Practice 5
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Applicants should have successfully completed VCE, or equivalent, including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 25 in one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics; and a study score of at least 22 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods (CAS) or Maths: Specialist Mathematics. Inherent requirements Applications are accepted from students who possess the skills and prerequisites required to complete the course, gain professional accreditation and practise safely. These are outlined in the Inherent Requirements document for the course.