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Bachelor of Medical Imaging (Hons)

Offered by: MAHSA University
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration4 Yrs
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Fees57750/Course
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FacultyFaculty of Health Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyMedical Diagnostic & Treatment Technology
Course Description

The Medical Imaging Department started with the Diploma Course in Medical Imaging in January 2006. In July 2007, Medical Imaging Department received 1st batch of students from The Ministry of Health Malaysia in its outsourcing program. Programs conducted:

  • Diploma in Medical Imaging
  • BSc (Hons) in Medical Imaging

Medical imaging refers to the techniques and processes used to create images of the entire or parts of the human body for clinical purposes which include medical procedures seeking to reveal, diagnose or examine diseases or for medical examination which includes normal anatomy and physiology.

In the clinical context, medical imaging is generally refers to radiology or “clinical imaging” and the medical practitioner responsible for interpreting (and sometimes acquiring) the images are the radiologist. Diagnostic radiography designates the technical aspects of medical imaging and in particular the acquisition of medical images. The radiographer is usually responsible for acquiring medical images of diagnostic quality.

Medical imaging uses techniques that non invasively produce images of the internal aspect of the body. In radiography, x-ray radiation which is absorbed at different rates in different tissue types such as bone, muscle and fat which then forms the images.The specialized procedure in radiography includes Computerize Tomography, Angiography and mammography, Other modalities in medical imaging are, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Radionuclide Imaging and Ultrasonography. In the case of ultrasonography the probe consists of ultrasonic pressure waves and echoes inside the tissue show the internal structure.

Curriculum

 

  • Imaging Physics
  • Patient Care in Professional Practice
  • Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
  • Instrumentation & Image Processing
  • General Pathology
  • Medical Imaging Procedures
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Health Psychology
  • Research Methodology
  • Image Evaluation & Interpretation
  • Radiation Biology & Safety
  • First Aid and Basic Life Support
  • Sectional Imaging Anatomy
  • Computed Tomography
  • Radiographic Imaging
  • Biostatistics
  • Mammography
  • Ultrasonography
  • Digital Subtraction Angiography
  • Radionuclide Imaging
  • Dental Radiography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Management
  • Professionalism and Ethics
  • English for Research Writing
  • Research Project
  • English for Health Science
  • Islam /Moral Studies
  • Malaysian Studies
Entry Requirements

Pass Matriculation/ Pre-University/ STPM programme or equivalent qualification with minimum GPA 2.33 in TWO (2) of the following subjects:

Biology, Physics/ Mathematics, Chemistry.

A-Level programme or equivalent qualification with minimum Grade D in TWO (2) of the following subjects:

Biology, Physics/ Mathematics, Chemistry.

Recognised Diploma with minimum CGPA of 2.75 in related field

Recognised Diploma with CGPA less than 2.75 in related field and a minimum of 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field

South Australian Matriculation (SAM): Min. score 12 for 3 subjects including Chemistry and Biology/Physics and 1 other subject

International Baccalaureate (I.B.): Min score 24 including Chemistry and Biology/Physics

Pass UEC with grade B in 5 subjects including Biology/ Physics and Chemistry & 3 other subjects

CPU/UNSW/New Zealand Bursary/American High School with Advance Placement (A.P.): 60% for 2 subjects including Chemistry and Biology/Physics

CIMP/Western Australia Curriculum Council/Higher School Cert Sydney Australia: 60% or CGPA 2.50 for 3 subjects including Mathematics and Chemistry and Biology/Physics

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY:

MUET: BAND 3

IELTS: 5.5

TOEFL: 550

Intake Months

April/Oct

Career Prospects

 

Radiographers with a degree in Medical Imaging are sort after in areas which specializes in:

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Medical ultrasound
  • Companies related to Medical Imaging
  • Academic
  • Management

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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