Medical Radiation Science 3 Radiography (MRSC5039)


This unit of study is the final of three medical radiation science units. It consolidates and extends the studentsÂ’ knowledge of foundational radiation physics into more specialised topics related to the practice of diagnostic radiography

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2-hr lecture/week, on-line reading and research, directed independent work, collaborative group work.


Practicals (20%), Mid semester exam (30%) and final exam (50%)


Bushberg, J. T., et al. (2002). The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging. 2nd edition, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.