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MRTY5131: Medical Imaging Technologies and Applications

2024 unit information

This unit of study investigates new methods or technologies applied to medical imaging to enhance diagnostic accuracy. The content is guided by current literature and the research of MRS staff. The materials covered provide insights into novel methods in medical imaging that are not available in other units of study. This unit of study seeks to generate a discussion on the applicability of these new methods and technologies to clinical practice.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Clinical Imaging

Code MRTY5131
Academic unit Clinical Imaging
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. A foundational understanding of the biophysics underlying the diversity of current and emerging medical imaging technologies.
  • LO2. Ability to identify and articulate the relative strengths and weaknesses of each technology for clinical and research imaging applications.
  • LO3. Ability to use information technology and research publications to investigate and define evidence-based best practice in a specific imaging modality according to the student’s chosen specialisation.
  • LO4. A deep understanding and ability to articulate the present capacity and future potential of a specific imaging modality according to the student’s chosen specialisation.
  • LO5. Ability to communicate effectively in a multidisciplinary imaging environment.

Unit availability

This section lists the session, attendance modes and locations the unit is available in. There is a unit outline for each of the unit availabilities, which gives you information about the unit including assessment details and a schedule of weekly activities.

The outline is published 2 weeks before the first day of teaching. You can look at previous outlines for a guide to the details of a unit.

Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Online Cumberland, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

Modes of attendance (MoA)

This refers to the Mode of attendance (MoA) for the unit as it appears when you’re selecting your units in Sydney Student. Find more information about modes of attendance on our website.

Important enrolment information

Departmental permission requirements

If you see the ‘Departmental Permission’ tag below a session, it means you need faculty or school approval to enrol. This may be because it’s an advanced unit, clinical placement, offshore unit, internship or there are limited places available.

You will be prompted to apply for departmental permission when you select this unit in Sydney Student.

Read our information on departmental permission.

Additional advice

This unit requires Departmental Permission only for UG students enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) and will be assessed if they have completed 96cp of units with WAM of 75 or higher. Students enrolled in the PG Medical Imaging will automatically be permitted to enrol after they have applied for Department Permission.