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In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this specialisation

Breast Imaging is designed to advance evidence-based knowledge and expand professional skills in this rapidly developing area of medical imaging. This specialisation will integrate the theory and practice of mammography in the context of breast screening and breast cancer detection. Areas studied include, the fundamentals of digital mammography, relevant radiation physics, technical priorities and client care. Students will also cover the latest trends in new and novel imaging methods and technologies for breast cancer detection such as digital breast tomosynthesis, phase contrast, magnetic resonance, diagnostic ultrasound, and molecular imaging. Current research into reader accuracy will also be investigated.

Graduate opportunities

Specialisations allow students to investigate an area of interest relevant to their professional practice or area of expertise. A minimum of 4 units of study (24 credit points) are required for each specialisation and each unit of study can only be used for one specialisation. For each specialisation a student will need to complete specified electives and an investigative project via the unit of study,'MRTY5043 Directed Studies A'. Students may achieve more than one specialisation if completing at Masters level.
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