medical radiation science


Our newly designed courses will help you develop research skills and knowledge in the field of medical radiation sciences, including the areas of computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, hybrid imaging, breast imaging and radiographic image interpretation and research. The rapid evolution of medical imaging technology calls for expert researchers to develop optimised imaging techniques and advance diagnostic efficacy.

As a medical imaging science student, you will learn from leading researchers in the medical radiation sciences through state-of-the-art online, distance education, tailored to meet the needs of busy professionals. These courses are ideal for recent medical radiation science graduates who wish to specialise, professionals already working in the field, and graduates from other science and clinical disciplines who wish to gain advanced knowledge and skills in research.

Course options



Meet the course director

Dr Peter Kench

Dr Peter Kench commenced employment at The University of Sydney in 1990 as a Lecturer in Nuclear Medicine at the Discipline of Medical Radiation Sciences. Areas of teaching include nuclear medicine professional practice topics. Leadership roles include course director and unit of study coordinator in postgraduate courses. He is also involved the supervision of honours projects and a research higher degree students and has taken a leadership role in a number of learning and teaching grants. Peter's current research interests include preclinical and clinical medical imaging.