Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Nuclear Medicine)
A radioactive way to save and improve lives.
Nuclear medicine graduates from the University of Newcastle are sought after worldwide. In this rewarding and challenging degree, you will learn to diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases such as cancer using radioactive substances – giving patients the best chance of living a full and healthy life.
What is nuclear medicine?
Nuclear medicine students learn how to conduct nuclear medicine scans of a person’s body using radioactive material called radioisotopes. Radioisotopes are typically ingested or injected, travelling through the affected area to create images of the inside of your body. These images can diagnose life-threatening diseases such as cancer and help monitor a patient’s health.
Newcastle - Callaghan
The University of Newcastle's main campus at Callaghan is only 12 kilometres from beaches and the heart of Newcastle - a city named as one of the world's top 'Smart Cities' to watch in 2017 by Global magazine National Geographic Traveler.
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
Our nuclear medicine graduates are very employable and highly regarded. Many of our graduates have advanced rapidly in their careers and are now in management roles in Australia and overseas.
University of Newcastle nuclear medicine graduates are qualified to register and work as nuclear medical technologists, working closely with patients and other health professionals to diagnose life-threatening diseases such as cancer and help monitor a patient’s health. You may find yourself working in clinical positions in private and public hospitals, in upper management roles such as director of services, or in higher education and research roles.
Take a look below for some common roles for medical radiation science graduates.
- echocardiography technologist
- medical technician
- nuclear medicine technologist
- research scientist
- technical sales representative
- technical writer
- university lecturer/academic
- 3 years
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools..
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- Course Code: 088061D
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
- Duration: 04 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A
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