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

The Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Diagnostic Radiography) is an AQF level 8 program. Diagnostic Radiographers produce images of the structure and function of the body to assist medical diagnosis and medical decision making. Diagnostic Radiographers use a large range of advanced imaging technologies such as plain x-rays, Computer Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Ultrasound, Angiography and Mammography, in settings such as 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.


  • Qualification for the award of Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours)(Diagnostic Radiography) requires completion of 320 units consisting of: 300 units of Core Courses
  • and 20 units of Elective Courses for Non-Graded Honours or 20 units of Research Project courses for Graded Honours.


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

Standard entry requirements

  • Previous year 12 studies
  • Higher education, tertiary or post-secondary qualifications and/or Overseas qualifications considered equivalent to Australian qualifications.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan International: $150,900
  • ATAR: 85.00
  • Full-time : 4 years

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