Bachelor of Medical Imaging

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Medical Imaging Technology (Radiography) and Radiation Therapy

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Entry requirements

NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at level 3 and 20 credits at level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of (English or an approved literacy subject; science or mathematics (preferably physics or mathematics); one other subject from the list of approved subjects (preference given to physics, biology, chemistry and mathematics); and Literacy (10 credits at Level 2 or above made up of 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing); and Numeracy (10 credits at Level 1 or above).
Or CPIT Certificate in Pre Health and Science with a preference of 65% in The Human Body, Cell and Microbial Biology, Academic Skills, Algebra 1, and Maths and Statistics.
Additional Requirements apply (Police vetting, interview, MRSA clearance, referee reports)
IELTS 6.5 Academic (with no lower than 7.0 in listening and speaking subtests and 6.5 in reading and writing subtests).

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Medical Imaging programme aims to enable graduates to meet the Medical Radiation Technologists' Board (MRTB) standards for entry to the profession who are able to work consistently at a professional standard applying their knowledge, skills and attributes in a specialised medical imaging environment.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Radiography at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2021

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544

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