Medical Radiation Sciences courses and careers
Qualifications gained from the Medical Radiation Sciences discipline are recognised worldwide, and graduates will receive full accreditation from their respective professional associations.
Students will be assisted in achieving prescribed professional competencies through both theoretical skill acquisition and clinical fieldwork placements. Clinical placements are undertaken in both the public and private sectors. Students will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of the career path they have chosen, and its place in the modern medical environment.
For students who are already practicing in the field, the discipline offers a range of specialist masters programs.
The Master of Medical Imaging Science is ideal for graduates who want to specialize in one of the particular streams and apply for advancement within the profession.
The Master of Molecular Imaging is ideal for students from an MRS, medical, physics, chemistry or engineering background who wish to use the latest molecular imaging techniques and technologies.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) will be eligible for general registration as diagnostic radiographers, as required under national law by the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Masters graduates who complete an additional professional development year in an approved clinical centre will receive full accreditation from their respective professional associations and be able to work as a diagnostic radiographer, radiation therapist or nuclear medicine technologist.