Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Radiography
(B.Sc. (Hons)(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

RAD1063 Radiotherapy and Oncology: Introduction 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD1112 Radiography Practice 6 ECTS (NC)
RAD1152 Introduction to Research Methods 2 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ANA1023 Anatomy of the Thorax, Abdomen and Pelvis 4 ECTS (NC)
ANA1040 Anatomy of the Skin, Upper and Lower Limb 4 ECTS (NC)
PHB1101 Body Fluids, Cells, Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology 4 ECTS (NC)
PHB2101 Gastrointestinal and the Endocrine System 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD1064 Radiation Safety 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD1066 Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy Devices 1 5 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ANA1018 Anatomy of the Head, Special Senses, Vertebral Column and Neuro Anatomy 4 ECTS (NC)
PHB1102 Renal Physiology and Haematology 4 ECTS (NC)
PHT1070 Manual Handling for Health Care Professionals 2 ECTS (NC)
RAD1080* Clinical Imaging Practice 1 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD1081* Clinical Radiotherapy Practice 1 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD1082 Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy Devices 2 5 ECTS (NC)

*Study-units RAD1080 and RAD1081 start in Semester 2 and continue during the Summer Period.



Requirement for regular progression to Year 2: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

RAD2204* Clinical Imaging Practice 2 (Upper and Lower Extremity) 7 ECTS (NC)
RAD2205* Clinical Radiotherapy Practice 2 7 ECTS (NC)
RAD4041 Research Processes 2 ECTS

*Study-units RAD2204 and RAD2205 start in Semester 1 and continue in Semester 2 and during the Summer Period.


Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ANA3223 Sectional Anatomy 1 2 ECTS (NC)
CPH2402 Pharmacology for Allied Health Care Professionals 4 ECTS (NC)
PAT2121 Pathology 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD2206 Musculoskeletal: Axial, Appendicular Skeleton and Muscles - Imaging, Pathology and Radiotherapy 6 ECTS (NC)
RAD2207 Reproductive System: Imaging, Pathology, Radiotherapy and Oncology 5 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ANA3224 Sectional Anatomy 2 2 ECTS (NC)
PHE0105 First Aid 2 ECTS (NC)
RAD2208 Urinary System: Imaging, Pathology, Radiotherapy and Oncology 3 ECTS (NC)
RAD2209 Central Nervous System: Imaging, Pathology, Radioptherapy and Oncology 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD2210 Breast: Imaging, Pathology, Radiotherapy and Oncology 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD2211 Thorax: Imaging, Pathology and Radiotherapy 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD2212 Trauma, Emergency and Non-Ambulent: Imaging and Pathology 4 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR THREE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

MED3100 Medicine 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD2103* Clinical Imaging Practice 3 10 ECTS (NC)
RAD2203* Clinical Radiotherapy Practice 3 10 ECTS (NC)
RAD3324* Medical Imaging Theory and Practice: Theatre and Interventional Procedures 2 ECTS (NC)
RAD3328* Devices and Clinical Applications of Ultrasound and Unsealed Radionuclides 6 ECTS (NC)
RAD4118* Medical Imaging Theory and Practice: Administration of Prescribed Medicinals 2 ECTS (NC)
RAD4125 Patient Review 2 ECTS (NC)

*Study-units RAD2103, RAD2203, RAD3324, RAD3328 and RAD4118 start in Semester 1, continue in Semester 2 and during the Summer Period.


Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

HSM3001 Introduction to Health Service Management 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD3341 Enhanced Radiotherapy 1 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD3343 Radiotherapy Science 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CPH3201 Pharmacology for Radiographers 2 ECTS (NC)
NUR1015 Basic Life Support 2 ECTS (NC)
RAD4302 Enhanced Radiotherapy 2 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD4303 Radiotherapy and Oncology 3 4 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for regular progression to Year 4: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR FOUR

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

RAD3325 Clinical Imaging Practice 4 6 ECTS (NC)
RAD3326 Clinical Radiotherapy Practice 4 6 ECTS (NC)
RAD4119 Clinical Imaging Practice 5 8 ECTS (NC)
RAD4120 Clinical Radiotherapy Practice 5 8 ECTS (NC)
RAD4121 Clinical Imaging Practice 6 8 ECTS (NC)
RAD4122 Clinical Radiotherapy Practice 6 8 ECTS (NC)
RAD4123 Radiography Theory and Practice: Professional Issues 2 ECTS (NC)
RAD4124 Radiography Theory and Practice: Professional Issues 2 4 ECTS (NC)
RAD4200 Dissertation 10 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for successful completion of Year 4: 60 ECTS credits

Requirement for award of B.Sc. (Hons) in Radiography: 240 ECTS credits

This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2019 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Bachelor of Science (Honours) - B.Sc. (Hons) - under the auspices of the Faculty of Health Sciences.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 1 October 2020
 
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