Deakin University

Bachelor of Medical Imaging

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Deakin's Bachelor of Medical Imaging equips you with the latest knowledge in medical radiation science. Develop your skills in techniques like general radiography, computed tomography (CT), digital vascular imaging and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). You will learn in our world-class medical imaging labs, which have the capabilities of real medical imaging clinics with functional image intensifiers, x-ray and ultrasound machines.Throughout the course you will explore important professionalism, communication, ethical and legal aspects of healthcare. Clinical placements start in your first year and are based in metro, rural and regional settings. You will gain valuable clinical practice in clinical centres and hospitals, and in our medical imaging training unit, giving you diverse experience and skills that ensure you graduate confident and career-ready. As a graduate you will be eligible for registration as a Medical Radiation Practitioner (diagnostic radiographer).


32 credit points. Units (think of units as 'subjects') may be worth 1, 2 or 3 credit points. The course is delivered over eight consecutive semesters. All the units in the course are core (these are compulsory) other than a choice of one of two units in the final semester of the course.


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Standard entry requirements

  • Entry will be based on performance in Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL
  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics
  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 22 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics or at least 30 in Maths: Further Mathematics
  • Or completed a bachelor degree in Mathematics, Science or Health Sciences
  • Or equivalent.Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience.


This course is designed to meet the requirements of the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Deakin's Bachelor of Medical Imaging has been awarded accreditation without any conditions by AHPRA, with statutory direction provided by the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA).

Study pathways

This course provides a pathway to higher degree by research courses and other postgraduate coursework programs.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Geelong Waurn Ponds International: $161,888 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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