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Bachelor of Medical Imaging - CG92

Study the Bachelor of Medical Imaging and equip yourself with skills and knowledge to enhance your employability.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

On Campus

RANK CUT OFF

OP:11 SR:77 ATAR:76.5

RANK THRESHOLD

OP:12 SR:75 ATAR:74.2

UNITS/CREDITS

25/192

DURATION

4 years full-time

AVAILABILITY

Mackay

PRE-REQUISITES

No pre-requisites required for this course

RECOMMENDED STUDY

Queensland: English, Maths, Physics

CQUniversity's Bachelor of Medical Imaging is designed to prepare you to work as a Radiographer and enables you to provide safe and accurate imaging examinations in a wide range of clinical environments.

You will be trained in a new state-of-the-art, purpose-built environment based at CQUniversity Mackay and use the latest technology to ensure you graduate work-ready.

Your education and training will focus on developing key competencies so you become confident in digital technology, community engagement and remote and rural innovation.

By completing extensive work placements you will gain practical experience and be able to apply your skills and knowledge in a real-world setting. There may also be international exchange opportunities if you wish to travel and study. This is the only medical imaging course in Australia that offers you the option of studying the first year of the course by online study, providing you with the flexibility to balance your study, work and life commitments.

Core Units 25 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units None

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2020Mackay

COURSE STRUCTURE
You are required to complete 25 core units. The units within this course are scheduled over Term 1, 2 and 3 so you will be required to study in all three terms. 

UNIT INFORMATION

For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.

CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION

If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

Unit NameCodeDescription
Medical Imaging Clinical Course 1MEDI12004Students complete a five week block placement in a diagnostic imaging facility. Students perform general radiographic procedures under direct supervision of a qualified radiographer. Students are supported on-site by a clinical supervisor and by the academic unit coordinator at CQUniversity.
Medical Imaging Clinical Course 2MEDI13004Students complete a five week block placement in a diagnostic imaging facility. Students perform general radiography under direct supervision of a qualified radiographer. Students are supported on-site by a clinical supervisor and by the academic unit coordinator at CQUniversity.
Medical Imaging Clinical Placement 3MEDI13005Students complete eleven weeks of clinical experience as block placement in one or two diagnostic imaging facilities. Students perform general radiography, mobile and adaptation imaging and computed tomography (CT) under the direct supervision of a qualified radiographer. Students are supported on-site by a clinical supervisor and by the academic unit coordinator at CQUniversity.
Medical Imaging Clinical PracticumMEDI14005Students complete a sixteen weeks of clinical experience as a block placement in one or more diagnostic imaging facilities. Students perform a wide range of radiographic procedures, progressing to independent practice in preparation for entry to professional practice. Students also consolidate their skills in two other areas of radiographic practice. Students are supported on-site by a clinical supervisor and by the academic unit coordinator at CQUniversity.
Medical Imaging Clinical Placement 4MEDI14006Students complete eleven weeks of clinical experience as block placement in one or two diagnostic imaging facilities. Students perform general radiography, mobile and adaptation imaging and computed tomography (CT) under the direct supervision of a qualified radiographer. Students are supported on-site by a clinical supervisor and by the academic unit coordinator at CQUniversity.
Students who select to study some units via distance education may be required to attend compulsory residential schools.

RANK THRESHOLD
OP 12 | SR 75 | ATAR 74.20        
            

The rank threshold is the minimum competitive rank required for your application to be considered for entry to this course.

RANK CUT-OFF
Unadjusted

OP 11 | SR 77 | ATAR 76.5
                               
Adjusted
OP 11 | SR 77 | ATAR 76.5
                                                                         

The rank cut-off score is the competitive rank that was required to gain entry to this course in Term 1 2019. This score may be different from the rank threshold as it is based on applicant scores from Term 1, 2019. It will vary from year to year as it is a historical guide of past performance. The unadjusted score details the ranks before any adjustment schemes or factors were applied and the adjusted score details the ranks if these were applied.


Student Profile
If you would like to know more about entry scores and the student profile for this course view our Course and Entry Score Profile for Term 1, 2019.

Institute Profile
To find out about CQUniversity's Undergraduate Profile for Term 1, 2019 view our Institute Profile.

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion within the last 5 years of:

  • a secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
  • bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA of 4.0

completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United states of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores as below:

  • an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 7.0 overall with a minimum 7.0 for Reading and Writing and 7.0 for Speaking and Listening, or
  • an Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Each student will be assessed individually.

Security Requirements

No information available at this time.

Health Requirements

No information available at this time.

Assumed Knowledge

English, Physics, Maths

The Bachelor of Medical Imaging prepares you to pursue a career as a Diagnostic Radiographer. Employment opportunities may exist in areas such as:

  • public and private hospitals
  • clinics
  • community health care services.
This course is approved and accredited by the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia.
Fee Category Commonwealth Supported Place
What is a Commonwealth Supported Place? A Commonwealth Supported Place is subsidised by the Government so that you are only required to pay a Student Contribution amount rather than tuition fees.
Am I eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place?

You are eligible to be Commonwealth supported if you are:

  • an Australian citizen who will undertake in Australia at least one unit of study that contributes to the requirements of your course; or
  • a New Zealand citizen who will be resident in Australia for the duration of your unit of study; or
  • the holder of a permanent visa, including a permanent humanitarian visa, who will be resident in Australia for the duration of your unit of study.

If you are not eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place you will be required to pay tuition fees. Find out more about tuition fees or fees for international students.

Fee Type Student Contribution
What is a Student contribution? As a Commonwealth supported student, you will contribute towards the cost of your education by paying a Student Contribution. The Student Contribution is calculated for each term of enrolment based on the individual units you have enrolled in, not the course you are studying.
What is my Student Contribution?

Your Student Contribution fee is charged per unit of study and is dependent on the Student Contribution Band for each unit. Student Contribution Bands are categorised by study disciplines and help provide an estimate of course fees.


The majority of units within this course fall within Band 2. Some units may fall within Band 1 and/or 3.


Student Contribution amounts for each band provide an estimate of the cost of your course. Your course may consist of units from more than one band so your fees could vary from the indicated amount as units are spread across a number of bands.


You can view fees specific to the course, and units, you are interested in studying by using our Cost Per Unit table.

HECS-HELP and payment options

HECS-HELP is the loan scheme provided the Australian Government to help eligible Commonwealth supported students pay their student contributions through a loan.


To be eligible for a HECS-HELP loan, in addition to being enrolled in a Commonwealth Supported Place, you must be:

  • an Australian citizen who will undertake, in Australia, at least one unit of your course of study, or
  • a New Zealand Special Category Visa holder who meets the long-term residency requirements and who will be resident in Australia for the duration of your unit(s) of study, or
  • a permanent humanitarian visa holder (visit www.homeaffairs.gov.au for the list of humanitarian visa subclasses) who will be resident in Australia for the duration of your unit(s) of study.

Eligible students can use a HECS-HELP loan to pay for all or some of their Student Contribution amount. If you elect to use a HECS-HELP loan, this means that you will defer payment of your Student Contribution amount and repay your HECS-HELP loan when your income is above the compulsory repayment threshold (the 2018-2019 income year threshold is $51,957 or above).


If you are not eligible for a HECS-HELP loan, or you are required to pay your Student Contribution upfront, you will need to pay your fees no later than the census date for the term in which you are studying.

Other Fees You will also incur a Student Services and Amenities Fee.
Other study costs You may have other study costs such as travel expenses related to residential schools or work placements if they are a requirement of your course. There are also textbooks, stationery and other sundry costs associated with studying. Incidental fees are applicable for clinical placement forfeiture and clinical placement supplementation if this occurs.

At CQUniversity, we believe University should be for everyone. No matter your situation, we know that everyone needs a helping hand from time to time and are proud to offer a wide range of scholarships and awards programs.
Our scholarships could help you pay for some or all of your course fees, or even contribute towards your living and study expenses.

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QUALITY EDUCATION, WHEREVER YOU ARE
Between our reputation for learning, teaching and research, our renowned online education offering, and our status as Australia’s largest regional university, rest assured you will get a world-class education when you choose CQUniversity.

A UNI THAT KNOWS CREDIBILITY IS KEY

In just 25 years, CQUniversity has achieved some amazing feats and emerged as one of Australia’s truly great universities. We have been ranked among the best in the world for our teaching and learning, and are internationally recognised for our focus on Social Innovation. Our graduates are some of the most sought-after in Australia, due to our reputation for work integrated learning and industry-aligned courses, and experience some of the nation’s best graduate outcomes in terms of full-time employment and starting salary. CQUni is also regarded as the nation’s most inclusive and engaged university, with our award-winning academic and research staff making a real impact on the communities and industries we serve.

A UNI THAT LEADS IN ONLINE EDUCATION

A pioneer in online study, CQUniversity has more than two decades of experience providing high quality online learning experiences across the country and even internationally. We work hard to deliver the latest techniques in online study, and have even planned our physical sites to provide more services to our widespread online study cohort.

A UNI THAT KNOWS CONVENIENCE COUNTS

CQUniversity is truly focused on our students’ needs, and that means responding to what, how and where they want to study. It is why we are now Australia’s largest regional university, with more than 20 metropolitan and regional locations across five states, delivering TAFE and university qualifications in on-campus, online and supported online modes to more than 30 000 students.

A UNI THAT KNOWS YOUR EXPERIENCE MATTERS

CQUniversity’s strong focus on student experience ensures that you are prepared and supported on your student journey. Support services include on-campus or online orientation to assist your transition into university life, course and career advice, financial support options, study support, ongoing assistance through the Student Mentor program, counselling services, support for students with disability or medical conditions, Indigenous student support and more.

If you have decided what you would like to study and are ready to apply, we’re here to help you along the way.

Want to know more about application dates and other admission information?
View our important dates information and read about other admission considerations such as information for domestic students with overseas qualifications, indigenous support, and elite athlete, coach and performer support.

What’s the best way to apply?
  • Option 1: Ideal for most situations, whether you have completed high school recently or some time ago.
  • Option 2: Ideal for returning CQUni students or if you are changing your CQUni course.

OPTION 1: IN MOST SITUATIONS, YOU WILL NEED TO APPLY VIA THE QUEENSLAND TERTIARY ADMISSION CENTRE
To apply for this course you will need to submit your application for this course via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).

Apply via QTAC


OPTION 2: ARE YOU A RETURNING CQUNI STUDENT OR CHANGING YOUR CQUNI COURSE? APPLY DIRECTLY TO CQUNIVERSITY
You may be eligible to apply directly to CQUniversity provided you meet one of the following criteria:
  • have completed or are completing a prescribed* CQUniversity course. (*A prescribed course includes our Skills for Tertiary Entrance Preparatory Studies (STEPS) program, Tertiary Entrance Program (TEP), Start Uni Now (SUN) initiative, or a CQUniversity certificate, diploma, advanced diploma, associate degree, bachelor degree, graduate certificate, graduate diploma, master or research higher degree.)
  • are applying for a change of course or readmission.

Apply direct