Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (with specialisations)

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Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (with specialisations)

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography) BMedRadSc(DiagRadiog)

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) BMedRadSc(NucMed&MolecImaging)

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Radiation Therapy) BMedRadSc(RadTherapy)

Availability

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography) (4420DR)

On Campus - Port Macquarie
On Campus - Wagga Wagga

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging) (4420NM)

On Campus - Port Macquarie
On Campus - Wagga Wagga

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Radiation Therapy) (4420RT)

On Campus - Wagga Wagga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (with specialisations)

Full-time: 4.0 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Completed High School Certificate with an ATAR of 65 (including adjustment factors) or equivalent.
OR
Successful completion of two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
OR
A completed AQF Certificate III or higher level qualification.
OR
50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification.
OR
A completed Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
AND
English Language Proficiency. An Academic IELTS of 6.5 with no score below a 6.0 in each of the individual skill areas or a qualification deemed equivalent.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

CSU credit rules apply

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 256 points.

Course Structure

The course consists of:

  • 13 core subjects (120 points)
  • and a specialisation (136 points) in the one of the following areas:
    • Diagnostic Radiography
    • Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging
    • Radiation Therapy

Core Subjects
BMS191 Human Bioscience 1
BMS192 Human Bioscience 2
IKC100 Indigenous Health
MRS120 Professional Fundamentals
MRS121 Introductory Medical Radiation Science
MRS204 Sectional Anatomy
MRS212 Imaging Pathology (16 points)
MRS367 Radiation Dosimetry, Biology & Protection
MRS413 Pharmacology for Medical Radiation Science
MRS432 Computed Tomography Principles and Practice
MRS433 Non-ionising Imaging Techniques
PHY107 General Physics
PHY115 Physics for Medical Radiation Science

PSY214 Health Psychology

Diagnostic Radiography
MRS275 Radiographic Techniques 1 (16 points)
MRS333 Digital Systems, Sustainability and the Global Community
MRS342 Image Critique and Image Interpretation (16 points)
MRS371 Radiographic Techniques 2 (16 points)
MRS375 Radiographic Techniques 3 (16 points)
MRS452 Diagnostic Radiography Residency (64 points)

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
MRS223 Nuclear Medicine Science 1 (16 points)
MRS331 Nuclear Medicine Science 2 (16 points)
MRS332 Nuclear Medicine Science 3 (16 points)
MRS330 Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation
MRS333 Digital Systems, Sustainability and the Global Community
MRS451 Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Residency (64 points)
PHM214 Radiopharmacy

Radiation Therapy
MRS252 Principles and Practice Radiation Therapy 1 (16 points)
MRS255 Radiation Therapy Planning (16 points)
MRS349 Principles and Practice Radiation Therapy 2 (16 points)
MRS365 Principles and Practice Radiation Therapy 3 (16 points)
MRS366 Radiation Therapy Technology
MRS453 Radiation Therapy Residency (64 points)

KEY SUBJECTS

Diagnostic Radiography:
MRS275 Radiographic Techniques 1 (16 points)
MRS371 Radiographic Techniques 2 (16 points)
MRS375 Radiographic Techniques 3 (16 points)
MRS452 Diagnostic Radiography Residency (64 points)

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging:
MRS223 Nuclear Medicine Science 1 (16 points)
MRS331 Nuclear Medicine Science 2 (16 points)
MRS332 Nuclear Medicine Science 3 (16 points)
MRS330 Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation
MRS451 Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Residency (64 points)
PHM214 Radiopharmacy

Radiation Therapy:
MRS252 Principles and Practice Radiation Therapy 1 (16 points)
MRS349 Principles and Practice Radiation Therapy 2 (16 points)
MRS365 Principles and Practice Radiation Therapy 3 (16 points)
MRS453 Radiation Therapy Residency (64 points)

Enrolment Pattern

Diagnostic Radiography

Year 1, Session 1

MRS120 Professional Fundamentals
IKC100 Indigenous Health
PHY107 General Physics

BMS191 Human Bioscience 1

Year 1, Session 2
MRS121 Introductory Medical Radiation Science
PSY214 Health Psychology
PHY115 Physics for Medical Radiation Science
BMS192 Human Bioscience 2

Year 2, Session 1
MRS275 Radiographic Techniques (commence)
MRS212 Imaging Pathology (commence)
MRS367 Radiation Dosimetry, Biology & Protection
MRS342 Image Critique and Image Interpretation (commence)

Year 2, Session 2
MRS275 Radiographic Techniques 1 (complete)
MRS204 Sectional Anatomy
MRS212 Imaging Pathology (complete)
MRS342 Image Critique and Image Interpretation (complete)

Year 3, Session 1
MRS333 Digital Systems, Sustainability and the Global Community
MRS371 Radiographic Techniques 2 (16 points)
MRS432 Computed Tomography Principles and Practice

Year 3, Session 2
MRS375 Radiographic Techniques 3 (16 points)
MRS413 Pharmacology for Medical Radiation Science
MRS433 Non-ionising Imaging Techniques

Year 4, Session 1
MRS452 Diagnostic Radiography Residency (commence)

Year 4, Session 2
MRS452 Diagnostic Radiography Residency (complete) (64 points)

Nuclear Medicine And Molecular Imaging

Year 1, Session 1
MRS120 Professional Fundamentals
IKC100 Indigenous Health
PHY107 General Physics
BMS191 Human Bioscience 1

Year 1, Session 2
MRS121 Introductory Medical Radiation Science
PSY214 Health Psychology
PHY115 Physics for Medical Radiation Science
BMS192 Human Bioscience 2

Year 2, Session 1
MRS223 Nuclear Medicine Science 1 (commence)
MRS330 Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation
MRS367 Radiation Dosimetry, Biology & Protection
MRS212 Imaging Pathology (commence)

Year 2, Session 2
MRS223 Nuclear Medicine Science 1 (complete)
MRS204 Sectional Anatomy
MRS212 Imaging Pathology (complete)
PHM214 Radiopharmacy

Year 3, Session 1
MRS331 Nuclear Medicine Science 2 (16 points)
MRS432 Computed Tomography Principles and Practice
MRS333 Digital Systems, Sustainability and the Global Community

Year 3, Session 2
MRS332 Nuclear Medicine Science 3 (16 points)
MRS433 Non-ionising Imaging Techniques
MRS413 Pharmacology for Medical Radiation Science

Year 4, Session 1
MRS451 Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Residency (commence)

Year 4, Session 2
MRS451 Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Residency (complete) (64 points)

Radiation Therapy

Year 1, Session 1
MRS120 Professional Fundamentals
IKC100 Indigenous Health
PHY107 General Physics
BMS191 Human Bioscience 1

Year 1, Session 2
MRS121 Introductory Medical Radiation Science
PSY214 Health Psychology
PHY115 Physics for Medical Radiation Science
BMS192 Human Bioscience 2

Year2, Session 1
MRS252 Principles and Practice Radiation Therapy 1 (commence)
MRS212 Imaging Pathology (commence)
MRS255 Radiation Therapy Planning (commence)
MRS367 Radiation Dosimetry, Biology & Protection

Year 2, Session 2
MRS252 Principles and Practice Radiation Therapy 1 (complete)
MRS204 Sectional Anatomy
MRS212 Imaging Pathology (complete)
MRS255 Radiation Therapy Planning (complete)

Year 3, Session 1
MRS349 Principles and Practice Radiation Therapy 2 (16 points)
MRS366 Radiation Therapy Technology
MRS432 Computed Tomography Principles and Practice

Year3, Session 2
MRS365 Principles and Practice Radiation Therapy 3 (16 points)
MRS413 Pharmacology for Medical Radiation Science
MRS433 Non-ionising Imaging Techniques

Year 4, Session 1
MRS453 Radiation Therapy Residency (commence)

Year 4, Session 2
MRS453 Radiation Therapy Residency (complete) (64 points)

Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Workplace Learning component. Further details for Workplace Learning requirements are located via the subject page

MRS223 Nuclear Medicine Science 1
MRS252 Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy 1
MRS275 Radiographic Techniques 1
MRS331 Nuclear Medicine Science 2
MRS332 Nuclear Medicine Science 3
MRS349 Principles and Practice Radiation Therapy 2
MRS365 Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy 3
MRS371 Radiographic Techniques 2
MRS375 Radiographic Techniques 3
MRS451 Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Residency
MRS452 Diagnostic Radiography Residency
MRS453 Radiation Therapy Residency

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

BMS191 Human Bioscience 1
BMS192 Human Bioscience 2

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Professional Accreditation

The Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Medical Imaging), Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Nuclear Medicine) and Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Radiation Therapy) have been accredited with ongoing conditions set by the Medical Radiation Practice Accreditation Committee. On graduation CSU graduates are able to be registered with AHPRA.

Graduates of the medical imaging and radiation therapy specialisations are also eligible to become members of the Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMIRT).

Graduates of the nuclear medicine specialisation are eligible for membership of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (ANZSNM).

The MRPBA has advised the University that the revised course should be submitted for review by the board in mid 2021, after students have completed the first year of the revised program.

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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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