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Master of Magnetic Resonance Technology

Overview

Gain an advanced understanding of the physics and technology surrounding magnetic resonance, and be in demand here and overseas.

UQ's Master of Magnetic Resonance Technology is a 1.5 year full-time program designed for professionals wanting to gain an advanced understanding of the physics and technology surrounding magnetic resonance. You'll have access to the most comprehensive and advanced range of magnetic resonance instrumentation in the Southern Hemisphere, including three whole-body scanners, several High Resolution NMR spectrometers, solid state and EPR instruments and micro-imaging and animal imaging systems.

In a multidisciplinary environment, you'll learn from experienced radiographers, medical practitioners, medical physicists, chemists and engineers about the physics of magnetic resonance and image formation, the components of modern MRI scanners and specialist practical skills essential for a dynamic career in this field.

You'll be exposed to new techniques which are not yet part of standard clinical practice. Plus you'll apply your knowledge to projects that make innovative use of magnetic resonance, and gain the skills to assess the needs of a radiography practice and the capability to meet these needs with equipment from various manufacturers.

MRI physicists, MR technologists, image processors, engineers and biomedical engineers are in demand within Australia and internationally. UQ graduates have found employment in leadership positions in hospitals, private practice and research facilities.

Location
External, St Lucia
Duration
1.5 Years (or part time equivalent)
Start Semester
Semester 1 (21 Feb, 2022), Semester 2 (25 Jul, 2022)
Program Code
5193
AQF
Level 9
Location
External, St Lucia
Fees
A$41936 (2021 indicative per year)
Duration
1.5 Years
Start Semester
Semester 1 (21 Feb, 2022), Semester 2 (25 Jul, 2022)
Semester dates for 2023 are yet to be confirmed
Program Code
5193
CRICOS Code
034047D
AQF
Level 9

Program highlights

Program highlights

  • Access the most advanced range of magnetic resonance instrumentation in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Apply your knowledge and skills during a week-long on-campus practical immersion.
  • Be eligible for Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy continuing professional development (CPD) points accrual.
  • Organise your study around professional and personal commitments, with all courses in this program able to be completed online.

1 in Queensland for life sciences and medicine

QS World University Rankings 2021

38 in the world for life sciences and medicine

QS World University Rankings 2021

How you'll learn

Due to the way they are taught, certain programs and plans are not offered online in Semester 1, 2022.

See the list of programs you can't commence online.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Online study
  • Seminars

What you'll study

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Magnetic resonance technologist
  • Image processor
  • Magnetic resonance imaging physicist
  • Biomedical researcher
  • Senior radiographer

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (postgraduate)

$78K–$90K

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Professional memberships

When you graduate, you may be eligible for memberships with the following professional organisations. Contact the organisation to find out how to become a member.

  • Australian Institute of Radiographers

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medical imaging, medical radiation, radiography, allied health, biomedical engineering, engineering, computer science, or an approved discipline; or Graduate Certificate or Certificate Diploma in Magnetic Resonance Technology. Applications on the basis of post-secondary study and two years work experience in a related field will be individually assessed. UQ or equivalent GPA of 4 or above on a 7 point scale

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medical imaging, medical radiation, radiography, allied health, biomedical engineering, engineering, computer science, or an approved discipline; or Graduate Certificate or Certificate Diploma in Magnetic Resonance Technology. Applications on the basis of post-secondary study and two years work experience in a related field will be individually assessed. UQ or equivalent GPA of 4 or above on a 7 point scale

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English language requirements

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

TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.

TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5.

Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.

BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.

OET is not accepted.

 

There are other ways to meet the English language requirements. For some programs, additional conditions apply.

Learn how to meet the English language requirements

Additional application information

  • Courses are offered internally (on campus at St Lucia) or in flexible delivery mode via the internet.
  • Students need access to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data to complete this program.

Additional application information

Student visas

International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Master of Magnetic Resonance Technology are eligible to apply for an Australian student visa (subclass 500).

There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted, including the genuine temporary entrant (GTE) requirement.

Learn more about student visas

Fees and Scholarships

Indicative annual fee

AUD $29,760

Indicative annual fee 2021

Fee information for 2022 is not yet available. Fee information displayed is for 2021.

This indicative annual fee is the average cost of enrolling in the Master of Magnetic Resonance Technology at 2022 fee rates. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (16 units per academic year).

The average fee would be less for part-time study. Actual fees will vary according to your choice of courses, their unit value and the time you take to complete this program. Fees may be higher in later years as all fees are reviewed annually.

Learn more about postgraduate fees

AUD $41,936

Indicative annual fee 2022

This indicative annual fee is the cost of enrolling in the Master of Magnetic Resonance Technology for the 2022 academic year. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (16 units per academic year).

If you enrol in a larger or smaller study load, your fees will be calculated on a proportionate basis. All fees are reviewed annually.

Learn more about postgraduate fees

Additional costs

  • Students who undertake vacation work, fieldwork or work experience will be required to fund their own travel and living expenses.

Government assistance

Financial aid

As an international student, you might be eligible for financial aid – either from your home country, or from the Australian Government.

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FEE-HELP

Domestic students who are accepted into the Master of Magnetic Resonance Technology pay tuition fees.

FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their tuition fees.

Learn more about FEE-HELP

Centrelink support

Scholarships

Scholarships

How to apply

Important dates

The closing date for this program is:

  • 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.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

Important dates

The closing date for this program is:

  • 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.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants

For support with applying - or if you have any questions about Uni - get in touch with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.

Contact the ATSIS Unit

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