Medical Imaging Science

Students intending to undertake any of these programs full-time will need to consult with the Course Director for detailed information about unit availability.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Master of Medical Imaging Science

Master of Medical Imaging Science

Students complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) 18 credit points of core units of study
(b) a minimum of 12 credit points of elective units of study as listed in the Medical Imaging Science Electives table.
(i) a maximum of 12 credit points can be taken as elective units from Health Sciences electives. Or with the permission of the Course Director a maximum of 6 credit points can be taken as elective units from outside those listed in the Medical Imaging Science Elective Table or Health Sciences electives tables.
(c) at least 6 credit points of capstone units of study in the final semester of study
(d) up to two specialisations may be taken
(i) a specialisation requires the completion of 24 credit points from the units listed below
The course:
(a) full-time over a minimum 3 semesters study
(b) part-time over a minimum 6 semesters study

Graduate Diploma in Medical Imaging Science

Students complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 18 credit points of core units of study;
(b) a minimum of 12 credit points of elective units of study as listed in the Medical Imaging Science Electives table
(i) a maximum of 6 credit points can be taken as elective units from Health Sciences electives. Or with the permission of the Course Director a maximum of 6 credit points can be taken as elective units from outside those listed in the Medical Imaging Science Elective Table or Health Sciences electives tables.
(c) up to two specialisations may be taken
(i) a specialisation requires the completion of 24 credit points
The course:
(a) full-time over a minimum 2 semesters study
(b) part-time over a minimum 4 semesters study

Graduate Certificate in Medical Imaging Science

Students complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) 6 credit points of core units of study
(b) a minimum of 12 credit points of elective units of study as listed in the Medical Imaging Science Electives table
(c) a maximum of 6 credit points of research elective units of study from the Table
The course:
(a) full-time over a minimum 1 semester study
(b) part-time over a minimum 2 semesters study

Specialisations

(a) Completion of a specialisation is not a requirement of the course
(b) Students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma or Master have the option of completing up to two specialisations
(c) specialisation requires the completion of 24 credit points chosen from units of study listed for that specialisation.
The available specialisations are:
(i) Breast Imaging
(ii) Computed Tomography
(iii) Hybrid Imaging
(iv) Magnetic Resonance Imaging
(v) Radiographic Image Interpretation
(vi) Research Studies

Core units

Master and Graduate Diploma
MRTY5131
Current Concepts in Medical Imaging
6      Semester 1
MRTY5132
Medical Image Perception
6      Semester 1
MRTY5133
Medical Image Optimisation
6      Semester 2
Graduate Certificate
MRTY5131
Current Concepts in Medical Imaging
6      Semester 1

Specialisations

Breast imaging
MRTY5106
Breast Imaging A
6      Semester 1
MRTY5140
Breast Imaging B
6    P MRTY5106


This unit is offered every even year.
Semester 2
BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 2
and one of the following:
MRTY5043
Directed Studies A
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This UoS should be completed in the last semester of the specialisation so as to draw upon the knowledge obtained.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MRTY5139
Medical Imaging Science Capstone
6    P 60cp from the Master of Medical Imaging Science, including MRTY5132 and MRTY5133

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
To be completed in the last semester of studies in the Master of Medical Imaging Science
Semester 1
Semester 2
Computed Tomography
MRTY5134
Computed Tomography Theory
6      Semester 1
MRTY5040
Computed Tomography A
6    P MRTY5134


The learning and assessment exercises in this unit assume students are current Medical Radiation Practitioners working in the field of CT at least two days per week.
Semester 2
MRTY5041
Computed Tomography B
6    P MRTY5134


The learning and assessment exercises in this unit assume students are current Medical Radiation Practitioners working in the field of CT at least two days per week.
Semester 1
and one of the following:
MRTY5043
Directed Studies A
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This UoS should be completed in the last semester of the specialisation so as to draw upon the knowledge obtained.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MRTY5139
Medical Imaging Science Capstone
6    P 60cp from the Master of Medical Imaging Science, including MRTY5132 and MRTY5133

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
To be completed in the last semester of studies in the Master of Medical Imaging Science
Semester 1
Semester 2
Hybrid Imaging
MRTY5135
Hybrid Imaging A
6   

This unt is offered every even year.
Semester 1
MRTY5141
Hybrid Imaging B

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

This unit is offered every odd year
Semester 1
and one of the following:
MRTY5043
Directed Studies A
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This UoS should be completed in the last semester of the specialisation so as to draw upon the knowledge obtained.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MRTY5139
Medical Imaging Science Capstone
6    P 60cp from the Master of Medical Imaging Science, including MRTY5132 and MRTY5133

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
To be completed in the last semester of studies in the Master of Medical Imaging Science
Semester 1
Semester 2
and at least one of the following:
MRTY5090
Multiplanar Anatomy A
6   

This unit is offered every even year.
Semester 2
MRTY5091
Multiplanar Anatomy B
6    A A good knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy is essential for this unit.
Semester 2
MRTY5051
Magnetic Resonance Theory
6    A High school level maths and physics.


Assignments include practical exercises via online access to a benchtop MRI imaging system (Internet access required)
Semester 1
MRTY5134
Computed Tomography Theory
6      Semester 1
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MRTY5051
Magnetic Resonance Theory
6    A High school level maths and physics.


Assignments include practical exercises via online access to a benchtop MRI imaging system (Internet access required)
Semester 1
MRTY5052
Magnetic Resonance A
6    P MRTY5051


It is expected that students will be current medical imaging practitioners working in the field of MRI at least 2 days per week.
Semester 2
MRTY5053
Magnetic Resonance B
6    P MRTY5052


It is expected that students will be current Medical Radiation Practitioners working in the field of MRI, at least 2 days per week.
Semester 1
MRTY5138
Magnetic Resonance C
6    P MRTY5053


It is expected the students will be current Medical Radiation Practitioners working in the field of MRI, at least 2 days per week.
Semester 2
In addition to the requirements of the sepecialisation, in their final semester students enrol in the following which is the Capstone unit of study;
MRTY5139
Medical Imaging Science Capstone
6    P 60cp from the Master of Medical Imaging Science, including MRTY5132 and MRTY5133

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
To be completed in the last semester of studies in the Master of Medical Imaging Science
Semester 1
Semester 2
Radiographic Image Interpretation
MRTY5098
Radiographic Image Interpretation A
6      Semester 1
MRTY5099
Radiographic Image Interpretation B
6    A MRTY5098


This unit is offered every even year.
Semester 1
MRTY5100
Radiographic Image Interpretation C
6    A Knowledge of radiological anatomy and radiographic positioning
Semester 2
and one of the following:
MRTY5043
Directed Studies A
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This UoS should be completed in the last semester of the specialisation so as to draw upon the knowledge obtained.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MRTY5139
Medical Imaging Science Capstone
6    P 60cp from the Master of Medical Imaging Science, including MRTY5132 and MRTY5133

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
To be completed in the last semester of studies in the Master of Medical Imaging Science
Semester 1
Semester 2
Research Studies
BACH5068
Statistics for Clinical Research
6   

Students must have access to a PC to load and use the statistics packages SAS or SPSS
Semester 1
Semester 2
BACH5255
Qualitative Research Methods
6      Semester 2
and select 12 credit points from the following:
MRTY5043
Directed Studies A
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This UoS should be completed in the last semester of the specialisation so as to draw upon the knowledge obtained.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MRTY5044
Directed Studies B
6    P MRTY5043

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study would typically be completed by those enrolled in the Master of Medical Imaging Science completing the Research Specialisation.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MRTY5139
Medical Imaging Science Capstone
6    P 60cp from the Master of Medical Imaging Science, including MRTY5132 and MRTY5133

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
To be completed in the last semester of studies in the Master of Medical Imaging Science
Semester 1
Semester 2

Capstone unit

MRTY5139
Medical Imaging Science Capstone
6    P 60cp from the Master of Medical Imaging Science, including MRTY5132 and MRTY5133

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
To be completed in the last semester of studies in the Master of Medical Imaging Science
Semester 1
Semester 2

Electives for Medical Imaging Science

MRTY5041
Computed Tomography B
6    P MRTY5134


The learning and assessment exercises in this unit assume students are current Medical Radiation Practitioners working in the field of CT at least two days per week.
Semester 1
MRTY5043
Directed Studies A
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This UoS should be completed in the last semester of the specialisation so as to draw upon the knowledge obtained.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MRTY5051
Magnetic Resonance Theory
6    A High school level maths and physics.


Assignments include practical exercises via online access to a benchtop MRI imaging system (Internet access required)
Semester 1
MRTY5053
Magnetic Resonance B
6    P MRTY5052


It is expected that students will be current Medical Radiation Practitioners working in the field of MRI, at least 2 days per week.
Semester 1
MRTY5098
Radiographic Image Interpretation A
6      Semester 1
MRTY5099
Radiographic Image Interpretation B
6    A MRTY5098


This unit is offered every even year.
Semester 1
MRTY5106
Breast Imaging A
6      Semester 1
MRTY5134
Computed Tomography Theory
6      Semester 1
MRTY5135
Hybrid Imaging A
6   

This unt is offered every even year.
Semester 1
MRTY5141
Hybrid Imaging B

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

This unit is offered every odd year
Semester 1
MRTY5040
Computed Tomography A
6    P MRTY5134


The learning and assessment exercises in this unit assume students are current Medical Radiation Practitioners working in the field of CT at least two days per week.
Semester 2
MRTY5052
Magnetic Resonance A
6    P MRTY5051


It is expected that students will be current medical imaging practitioners working in the field of MRI at least 2 days per week.
Semester 2
MRTY5090
Multiplanar Anatomy A
6   

This unit is offered every even year.
Semester 2
MRTY5091
Multiplanar Anatomy B
6    A A good knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy is essential for this unit.
Semester 2
MRTY5100
Radiographic Image Interpretation C
6    A Knowledge of radiological anatomy and radiographic positioning
Semester 2
MRTY5138
Magnetic Resonance C
6    P MRTY5053


It is expected the students will be current Medical Radiation Practitioners working in the field of MRI, at least 2 days per week.
Semester 2
MRTY5140
Breast Imaging B
6    P MRTY5106


This unit is offered every even year.
Semester 2
MRTY5044
Directed Studies B
6    P MRTY5043

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study would typically be completed by those enrolled in the Master of Medical Imaging Science completing the Research Specialisation.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BACH5255
Qualitative Research Methods
6      Semester 2
BACH5068
Statistics for Clinical Research
6   

Students must have access to a PC to load and use the statistics packages SAS or SPSS
Semester 1
Semester 2