University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Diagnostic Radiography)

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

Diagnostic Radiographers produce images of the structure and function of the body to assist medical diagnosis and medical decision making. A range of advanced imaging technologies are used such as plain x-rays, computed tomography (CT), fluoroscopy, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, angiography and mammography, in settings such as private and public imaging departments, accident and emergency, wards and operating theatres.Diagnostic radiography plays an important role in medicine and health care and contributes significantly to improving health outcomes for the population.


300 units of compulsory courses20 units of electivesAll University of Newcastle diagnostic radiography students complete 40 weeks of professional practice during their degree, starting in first year. During your placement, you are mentored and supervised by qualified diagnostic radiographers. You may undertake placements in public and private hospitals and practices located in the Hunter Region, NSW, interstate or overseas. You will participate in metropolitan, regional and rural placements as part of this degree.


  • Anatomy and physiology
  • clinical education
  • instrumentation
  • physics
  • radiation protection, research

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 HSC or ATAR equivalentEnglish language proficiencyIELTS overall minimum - 7.0IELTS section minimum - 7.0

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan International: $152,086
  • ATAR: 95
  • Full-time : 4 years

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