Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Medical Imaging
The PGCertHSc (Medical Imaging) programme is designed for medical imaging technologists (MITs) seeking to extend their understanding of medical imaging and contribute to the improvement of clinical health services by applying their knowledge and expertise within medical imaging services.
To gain admission to the PGCertHSc(Medical Imaging), a student must:
- Have completed a qualification in medical imaging, and
- Hold current registration with the New Zealand Medical Radiation Technologists Board (MRTB) in the medical imaging technologist scope of practice, or provide evidence of registration (or other evidence of the right to work) as a medical imaging technologist in their country of domicile.
*To confirm eligibility, please send a copy of your academic transcript(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Students are required to enrol in and complete the following courses:
- MEDIMAGE 701 - Imaging Anatomy and Pathology (15 Points)
- MEDIMAGE 702 - Professional Issues in Medical Imaging (15 Points)
At least 15 points from:
- CLINIMAG 705 - Nuclear Medicine Clinical Applications
- CLINIMAG 706 - Nuclear Medicine Specialised Clinical Applications
- CLINIMAG 707 - CT Clinical Practice
- CLINIMAG 710 - MRI Clinical Applications
- CLINIMAG 711 - MRI Specialised Clinical Applications
- CLINIMAG 713 - Ultrasound in Women’s Health
- CLINIMAG 717 - CT Clinical Applications
- CLINIMAG 719 - Ultrasound Abdominal Clinical Application
- CLINIMAG 720 - Ultrasound Specialised Clinical Applications
- MEDIMAGE 707 - Mammographic Technology
- MEDIMAGE 708 - Nuclear Medicine Technology
- MEDIMAGE 710 - CT Imaging Technology
- MEDIMAGE 711 - Musculoskeletal Trauma Image Evaluation
- MEDIMAGE 714 - Fundamentals of Clinical MRI
- MEDIMAGE 715 - MRI Technology
- MEDIMAGE 716 - Fundamentals of Clinical Ultrasound
- MEDIMAGE 717 - Ultrasound Imaging Technology
- MEDIMAGE 720 - Fundamentals of Clinical Nuclear Medicine
- MEDIMAGE 721 - MRI Safety
Up to 15 points of courses from the Master of Health Sciences Schedule.
MEDIMAGE courses do not require a clinical position, although some may require access to a department with the specialist imaging modality.
Students will need to be employed in an appropriate clinical role at a site approved by the University of Auckland in order to enrol in the majority of CLINIMAG courses.
For individual course planning advice, please email email@example.com.
Computed Technology (CT) pathway
Note: this pathway will not be offered for students commencing in or after 2023. MEDIMAGE 710 and CLINIMAG 717 will be delivered for the last time in 2022.
The following pathway has been specifically designed for practising CT Technologists:
The following pathway has been specifically designed for medical imaging technologists seeking a clinical training position in MRI:
The following pathway has been specifically designed for medical imaging technologists seeking a clinical training position in ultrasound:
This programme has a total enrolment clause of 90 points. This is the maximum number of points you can enrol in (including failed or withdrawn courses) towards this programme.
New students: to ensure you enrol on time, please visit our step-by-step guide to applications, admission, and enrolment.
Detailed information on admission criteria, programme structure and content, and the schedule of courses can be found in the University Calendar regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences. These should also be read in conjunction with the University's General Regulations - Postgraduate Certificates.
Medical Imaging Team
Department of Anatomy and Medical Imaging
School of Medical Sciences