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University of Canberra

Suburb , ACT ,Australia

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Medical Imaging) - 319JA

If your career goal is to become a qualified diagnostic radiographer, but you’re also looking for a competitive edge, then this course will give you the skills, knowledge, and experience to confidently apply for employment both in Australia and overseas – six months ahead of other diagnostic radiographer courses.

This course offers an accelerated four-year degree which completes all training in only 3.5 years allowing you enter the job market earlier and giving UC graduates a definite competitive advantage when it comes to looking for future employment opportunities.

Packed with Work Integrated Learning (WIL) choices, this unique course can include an embedded honours program, allowing you to study the bachelor’s degree on its own for three and a half years, or undertake a research project in your third and fourth year to graduate with Honours.

Upon graduation, you’ll be eligible for registration from the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA) to practice as a Diagnostic Radiographer and can explore career opportunities in general radiography, angiography, mammography, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and medical ultrasound.

Campus Information

Canberra, Bruce

The University of Canberra is located in the suburb of Bruce in the Australian Capital Territory. Surrounded by Lake Ginnindera, the new suburb of Lawson, Radford college and residential housing, regular public buses can drop you right on campus. Open space, natural calm, tall trees and wildlife. Close to the city. Convenient to shopping. Great food, cool cafes, events and markets; a buzzing social hub with something for everyone. Student accommodation, an on-campus medical and counselling centre, the Australian Institute of Sport, Calvary Public Hospital, Belconnen Shopping Mall and a variety of restaurants are all within walking distance.

Intakes

  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

More Information required
10 Days
Possible interview call from institution
10 Days
Provisional/ unconditional offer
20 Days
Visa process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

A Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Medical Imaging) is a globally recognised and respected qualification that will enable to pursue a career in any of the following positions.

  • general radiographer
  • mammographer
  • angiographer
  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) radiographer
  • computed tomography (CT) radiographer
  • clinical educator
  • clinical researcher
  • research manager
  • vendor application specialist
  • sonographer*

To gain accreditation in this field*, further postgraduate study is necessary.

PSW Opportunity

Major Cities

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane

Regular 2 years post study work visa for international students completing Bachelors and Masters degrees (minimum 92 weeks), 3 years for Masters by Research and 4 years for PhD. graduates

Cities and major regional centres

  • Perth
  • Adelaide
  • Gold Coast
  • Sunshine Coast Canberra Newcastle/Lake Macquarie
  • Wollongong/Illawarra Geelong
  • Hobart

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an 
additional year in Australia on a post-study work visa
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 3 years of PSW visa)

Regional centres and other regional areas

All other locations 
(list of cities)

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an additional 
2 years in Australia on a post-study work visa 
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 4 years of PSW visa)

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.


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