Duration

1 Year part-time (only available as part-time study)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Technology.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medical imaging, medical radiation, radiography, allied health, biomedical engineering, computer science or an approved discipline; or

5 years of work experience in the same discipline.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - February 28 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - July 20 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

Centre for Advanced Imaging

Email: education@cai.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 8263

Web: http://www.cai.uq.edu/education

Duration

1 Year part-time (only available as part-time study)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Technology.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medical imaging, medical radiation, radiography, allied health, biomedical engineering, computer science or an approved discipline; or

5 years of work experience in the same discipline.

International students who wish to undertake this program will not qualify for a Student Visa. To study this program in Australia, international students must hold alternative Australian Visa/Residency status with a sufficient study entitlement. See Department of Immigration and Border Protection for further details. Alternatively, for programs available in 'External' mode, students may study from their home country.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 3365 8263 Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web: http://www.cai.uq.edu/education

Enquire online

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Technology?

This program is designed to equip the student with a good understanding of the fundamentals of magnetic resonance technology. The four core courses cover the physics of magnetic resonance and image formation, the components of modern day magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners and safety considerations within this specialized field. This program is useful for those wanting formal qualifications in this rapidly expanding field.

Access is to an MRI scanner is NOT required for this award.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Technology.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medical imaging, medical radiation, radiography, allied health, biomedical engineering, computer science or an approved discipline; or

5 years of work experience in the same discipline.

Additional application information

  • Courses are offered internally (on campus at St Lucia) or in flexible delivery mode via the internet.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - February 28 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - July 20 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medical imaging, medical radiation, radiography, allied health, biomedical engineering, computer science or an approved discipline; or

5 years of work experience in the same discipline.

Additional application requirements

International students who wish to undertake this program will not qualify for a Student Visa. To study this program in Australia, international students must hold an alternative Australian Visa/Residency status. See: Department of Immigration and Border Protection for further details on other options.

International students can study this program from overseas as it is also offered in flexible delivery mode via the internet. For more information, please visit Magnetic Resonance Technology Postgraduate Coursework and contact mrtadmin@cai.uq.edu.au.

Alternatively, international students may wish to consider applying for the Graduate Diploma in Magnetic Resonance Technology.

Visa requirements

International students who wish to undertake this program will not qualify for a Student Visa. To study this program in Australia, international students must hold alternative Australian Visa/Residency status with a sufficient study entitlement. See Department of Immigration and Border Protection for further details. Alternatively, for programs available in 'External' mode, students may study from their home country.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

What you can do with a Graduate Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Technology

Careers

There is currently a demand for MRI physicists, MR Technologists, image processors, engineers, and biomedical engineers within Australia and internationally. Graduates have found employment in leadership positions in hospitals, private practice and research facilities. For a sample of the job opportunities in magnetic resonance, visit the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Australian Institute of Radiography (AIR), or visit an Allied Health locum agency website.

Completion of this degree will not fulfill requirements for clinical accreditation. Interested individuals can contact professional bodies such as the Australian Institute of Radiography (AIR) or the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) for details on membership and accreditation requirements.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Technology

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Technology, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student must complete #8 in total, from part A of the MMagResonTeach course list.

Refer to GCMagResonTech rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Technology.

Program Rules for the Graduate Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Technology