Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Gain skills, knowledge and understanding of the scientific principles and clinical applications of MRI to help progress your career and expertise.

Subject overview

If you wish to extend your knowledge, skills and career by practicing Magnetic Resonance Imaging, then this is the specialisation for you.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)  is an accredited pathway for Medical Radiation Technologists wishing to attain registration with the MRTB (Medical Radiation Technologists Board – New Zealand) in the MRI Scope of Practice.

MRI Technologists must first obtain an undergraduate degree in Medical Imaging before completing specialist postgraduate study and training in MRI. (The Bachelor of Medical Imaging (Honours) (BMedImag (Hons)) is available from 2019.)

In this specialisation you will gain advanced understanding of the scientific principles and clinical applications of MRI.

Where can Magnetic Resonance Imaging take you?

MRI Technologists work primarily in mid-to-large-sized hospitals and private radiology departments, contributing to the improvement of clinical health services by applying their specialised knowledge and expertise within Medical Imaging.

If you work in a related field and are unsure of whether you would fit the criteria for this specialisation, please contact our Student Centre.  

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