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Magnetic Resonance A - MRTY5052

Year - 2020

This unit of study explores standard magnetic resonance imaging sequences, protocols, and techniques used in clinical musculoskeletal imaging and their applications. These techniques include variations of spin echo, gradient echo, and inversion recovery. MRI hardware, RF coils, spatial image encoding, fat suppression techniques, and common image artifacts as well as MR safety aspects are discussed. Learning is supported by websites and video resources together with texts and peer-reviewed clinical and research publications to demonstrate the appropriate application of different MR sequences and modifications required for various MSK patient presentations.


1 x 1hr online quiz (30%); 1 x 2000wd essay (20%); 1 x 1.5hr online exam (40%) Tutorial and discussion contributions (10%)

McRobbie, D., Moore, E., Graves, M. and Prince, M. (2017). MRI From Picture to Proton (3rd ed.), Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Additional information
It is expected that students will be current medical imaging practitioners working in the field of MRI at least 2 days per week.




Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Clinical Imaging
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Ms Sheryl Foster
HECS Band: 2
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