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Diploma in Medical Imaging

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Exam BodyMAHSA University
Course Duration3 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
CampusPetaling Jaya Campus
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences, Nursing, and Education
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyMedical Diagnostic & Treatment Technology
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Mode of StudyMixed
Course Description

MAHSA's Diploma in Medical Imaging is a highly technical and specialized 3-year programme for students who have completed SPM or its equivalent.

Medical Imaging or Radiography is the science of taking images of parts of the internal body to diagnose diseases and ailments, and this includes X-rays, ultrasounds, CT Scans and MRI's. This programme is perfect for individuals who enjoy working with scientific precision equipment and have a keen interest in diagnostic medicine.

Students will learn a broad range of biophysical and health sciences, and will thus acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of radio imaging equipment and procedures. This exciting programme will cover a diverse range of subjects, including basic anatomy, physiology, the fundamentals of medical imaging technology, basic computers, basic microbiology and pathology, basic biochemistry, medical and radiation physics, basics of pharmacology, radiographic photography, and radiographic techniques.

Upon completion of this programme, the student will be well equipped with the knowledge, and skills required to perform diagnostic tests through the use of radiation. Today this is a highly sought-after qualification in many hospitals and medical centres.

  • YEAR 1 | Semester 1
    • Anatomy and Physiology I
    • Radiographic Physics
    • Imaging Procedure I
    • Radiographic Instrumentation I
    • English for Academic Purpose
  • YEAR 1 | Semester 2
    • Anatomy and Physiology II
    • Radiation Physics
    • Imaging Procedure II
    • Radiographic Imaging I
    • Patient Management I
    • English for Academic Writing
    • Pengajian Malaysia 2/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • YEAR 1 | Semester 3
    • Patient Management II
    • Radiation Protection
    • Creative & Critical Thinking
  • YEAR 2 | Semester 1
    • Anatomy and Physiology III
    • Imaging Procedure III
    • Radiographic Imaging II
    • Image Study and Evaluation I
    • Pathology
  • YEAR 2 | Semester 2
    • Q.A in Radiography
    • Imaging Procedure IV
    • Radiographic Instrumentation II
    • Behavioural Studies
    • Specialized Imaging Instrumentation
  • YEAR 2 | Semester 3
    • Clinical Practice I
    • Time Management
  • YEAR 3 | Semester 1
    • Basic Administration and Management
    • Image Study and Evaluation II
    • Clinical Practice II
  • YEAR 3 | Semester 2
    • Imaging Procedure V
    • Professional Development
    • Co-Curricular Project
    • Clinical Practice III
  • YEAR 3 | Semester 3
    • Clinical Practice III
Entry Requirements
    • SPM or equivalent with PASS in Bahasa Melayu and English and 5 credits in the following subjects:

      • Mathematics
      • ONE science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science); and
      • Any other THREE subjects (including Bahasa Melayu and/or English if credits)

      *Having SPM referring to pass SPM with at least pass in Bahasa Melayu and History*


  • Pass GCE O-Level or equivalent with PASS in Bahasa Melayu or English and 5 Grade C in the following subjects:
    • Mathematics
    • ONE science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science); and
    • Any other THREE subjects (including Bahasa Melayu and/or English if obtained Grade C)


    • Certificate (Level 3 MQF) in the field of Health Science with minimum CGPA of 2.75


  • Other recognized qualification of equivalence

English proficiency for international student:

  • IELTS (4.0)
  • TOEFL IBT (30-31)
  • TOEFL PBT (397)
  • CAM ENG ADV–CAE (160)
  • CAM ENG PROF–CPE (180)
  • Pearson Test English–PTE (30)
  • MUET (Band 2)
Intake Months


Career Prospects
  • Radiographer / Medical Imaging Technologist
  • Mammographer (with special training)
  • Sales Executive (Radiology)
  • Application Specialist (with experience)

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

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