Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This course offers an accelerated four-year degree which completes all training in only 3.5 years. Upon graduation, students will 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. Students will: Gain a high level of ethical and interpersonal skills for interacting with patients from diverse backgrounds and cultures; 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; and acquire professional attitudes and attributes as a reflective practitioner.
Standard entry requirements
Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by a year 12 ATAR, other Australian qualification, work experience, or an overseas qualification. Admission to this course is competitive. Applications will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and the number of available places. To ensure your application is considered, we recommend applying by the 31st October as the first offers will be released in December.
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