Bachelor of Medical Imaging

Deakin University

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Bachelor Degree
Geelong
4 Years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Get the mix of knowledge and clinical expertise needed to launch your career as a registered diagnostic radiographer. With a degree in medical imaging (also known as Medical Diagnostic Radiography) you will be trained in techniques like ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT scan).

Using the latest equipment, you will learn basic x-ray techniques before advancing to more complex medical imaging procedures such as general radiography, digital vascular imaging, mammography, computed tomography (CT), general ultrasound (U/S) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

You will undertake substantial clinical practice in clinical centres, medical imaging clinics and hospitals, as well as at Deakin’s own state-of-the-art medical imaging training unit. Clinical placements typically take place at facilities across rural and regional areas of south-west Victoria. Interstate placements are available and may require some financial input from the participating student.

Other areas of study include medical radiation science linked to principles of medical imaging, biological sciences, plus important professionalism, communication, ethical and legal aspects of health care that will inform and support your future clinical practice.
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During part of each semester of the four years of the course there will be opportunities to convert theory to competent practice, working under sup...

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