Bachelor of Health Science (Medical Imaging)
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7, 360 3.0
Full-time for three years
by 1 October
Semester dates for 2013:
Semester 1: 25 February - 28 June; Semester 2: 22 July - 22 November
NZ$5843 (Approximate fee only, find out more about the costs of study)
Want to be a health professional with a career in medical radiation technology? Gain skills in diagnostic imaging and learn to safely use radiation to obtain images for diagnostic use. Spend at least two days a week in a radiology/x-ray department.
Want a career in medical imaging? The Bachelor of Health Science (Medical Imaging) provides you with the theoretical and clinical knowledge to work as a medical radiation technologist (MRT). Learn to safely use radiation to obtain images for diagnostic use. To produce these images, you need a sound understanding of anatomy, physiology, pathology, physics, and the medical radiation equipment and clinical techniques you will use. You also get an introduction to more advanced imaging systems.
- Endorsed by the New Zealand Institute of Medical Radiation Technology and recognised by the Medical Radiation Technologists Board.
- Leads to industry registration: once you've completed this programme you can apply for registration with the New Zealand Medical Radiation Technologists Board.
- Unitec is a leading medical imaging education provider in New Zealand.
- Internationally recognised.
- Emphasis on hands-on learning: you'll spend at least two days each week in a radiology/x-ray department, applying the theories and techniques you've learnt in class. Our staff will help you find a suitable clinical placement.
- A chance to do work experience in your clinical department between semesters.
- Highly qualified teaching staff with extensive first-hand experience of clinical provision and discipline need.
Last edited: 28 August 2012