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Your guide to studying Radiography and Medical Imaging in Malaysia

Course Duration

3 - 4 Years

Average Fees

MYR 40,000 - 70,000

Average Salary

MYR 18,000 - 53,000

Job Demand

What is Radiography and Medical Imaging?

Radiography and Medical Imaging studies the structure of the body, how the body can be affected by injury and causes and effects of disease when taking x-ray images.

Have you always wanted to work in a hospital but don’t want to have to interact with patients or the morbidity and toxicity that comes with it? Do you have a keen eye for detail? If you do, then you may want to consider studying the course of radiography and medical imaging. Let us show you what the course will entail, with detail.

Radiography and Medical Imaging involves the use of X-rays, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging modalities to create diagnostic images fo...

Have you always wanted to work in a hospital but don’t want to have to interact with patients or the morbidity and toxicity that comes with it? Do you have a keen eye for detail? If you do, then you may want to consider studying the course of radiography and medical imaging. Let us show you what the course will entail, with detail.

Radiography and Medical Imaging involves the use of X-rays, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging modalities to create diagnostic images for analysis and interpretation. It plays a pivotal role in selecting and implementing the most appropriate examination protocols to answer clinical questions. In the Bachelor of Radiography and Medical Imaging (Honours) course, you will develop the knowledge and skills to enter the radiography profession.

 

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What are the subjects covered under Radiography and Medical Imaging?

Physics

Mathematics

English

Biology

Chemistry

General Physics

Anatomy & Physiology I

Radiation Physics

General Pharmacology

Human Radiation Biology

What you need to get on a Radiography and Medical Imaging course?

Diploma in Radiography and Medical Imaging

SPM : Minimum of 3 credits (Science, English & any other subject)

O-Levels : Minimum of 3 credits

Degree in Radiography and Medical Imaging

STPM : Minimum CGPA of 2.5 in Biology and Chemistry

A-levels : Minimum Grade D in TWO of the following subjects: Biology Physics/Mathematics Chemistry

UEC : At least Grade B on 3 subjects inclusive of 1 Science subject

SAM/AUSMAT : Tertiary Entrance Rank of 70 and Grade B in 2 of the relevant subjects

Canadian (CIMP/ICPU) : Average of 70% in 6 of the relevant subjects

Foundation : CGPA of 2.5 or above

Matriculation : Please check with the relevant university

Diploma : Diploma recognised by the university’s senate

Master in Radiography and Medical Imaging

Master’s Degree (2-4 YEARS) : A relevant first or second class Honours degree, or a degree qualification, or equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government, acceptable to the University. OR Degree in communications with min CGPA 2.5 or third class honours or equivalent

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) : A Master's Degree in relevant field and shows evidence of adequate related research or work experiences to satisfaction of Senate A Master's Degree of other University or equivalence qualification from an Institution as approved by Senate Any other academic equivalence to 1 or 2 and from other Universities that approved by Senate

How does your education pathway look like?

What skills do you need for a Radiography and Medical Imaging course?

Eye for Detail

You’ll be the one interpreting images and films of x-rays and CT scans. You will need to have a keen eye for even the smallest abnormality to ensure that any deficiency is identified so that the proper treatment can be administered.

Hard Worker

While radio imaging might seem like a less demanding course compared to medicine, you will still to learn the basics like anatomy, as well as put in shifts during the wee hours of the morning. Meaning to say, you’ll still have to work extremely hard if you want to pursue this course.

Team Player

While you may be somewhat isolated at times in a room while the imaging is done, you will have to work with doctors who may have a different view to yours, in helping determine the best possible method to treat the patient.

Where can you study Radiography and Medical Imaging in Malaysia?

For a start, here are some of the most popular Radiography and Medical Imaging schools in Malaysia.

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