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COURSE TITLE Master of Science in Radiography (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)







M.Sc. Radiography(Melit.)

Second Cycle

Level 7

6 Semesters

Part-time Day


The course aims to:
• Stimulate graduates to continue their studies and raise the knowledge and skills level in medical imaging,
• Promote high quality practice and create career development opportunities by raising the knowledge and skills level of qualified radiographers,
• Create better opportunities for career development for radiographers, increasing the job satisfaction and care employment prospects,
• Stimulate more radiographers to further their studies at Master's Level in order to meet current and future needs of the workforce within hospitals and industry to support the development, introduction, implementation and evaluation of new technology and advanced imaging techniques,
• Give the opportunity to radiographers wishing to pursue further education and training, to do so locally.
LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of the course, the students would:
• Have acquired higher knowledge and advanced practical skills in the relevant fields of the profession and have the potential to act as an expert in medical imaging,
• Apply this knowledge in national and international settings, to improve existing working methods, develop new working methods and draw up diagnostic and treatment protocols,
• Increase their analytical and critical reflective capacity,
• Communicate complex information with their own and related disciplines, with the aim to improve medical imaging health care services,
• Develop and carry out research projects
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND ACCESS TO FURTHER STUDY This Master's Course provides for the professional development of radiographers and therefore it will open new areas of opportunities in Medical Imaging.
• Graduate radiographers may acquire positions in all parts of the health care sector in Malta as well as overseas,
• Radiographers will be in a position to work in their area of specialisation posts within imaging departments, imaging equipment manufacturing industry and clinical research,
• Suitable employment may be found with the local health services, specialist health services, company health services, industry as well as private institutions,
• Career prospects are diverse, with significant opportunities for further professional development and specialisation.
COURSE INTENDED FOR This course is aimed at qualified radiographers, who, ideally, have clinical experience in general radiography.
The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of:

(a) a Bachelor's degree obtained with at least Second Class Honours in an area of study deemed suitable by the Board or

(b) a degree from this or another university which the Board considers as comparable to the degree indicated in paragraph (a).

Applicants may be required to provide evidence of being in possession of the licence to practice in the register of the profession concerned, as kept by the relevant regulatory council.

Applicants may be required to provide evidence of work experience following registration with the relevant regulatory council in the proposed area of study or area of specialisation, if applicable. The minimum number of years of experience required shall be indicated at the time of the call for applications.

The maximum number of applicants that can be admitted into the course is 8 students.

When the number of places is so limited and the number of eligible applicants exceeds the number of places available, applicants shall be selected using the following criteria, the weighting of which shall be published at the time of the call for applications:

(a) degree type and class,
(b) experience in the area of the proposed study, and
(c) performance during an interview, if deemed necessary.

Interviews, if necessary, shall be conducted by a board composed of at least three members appointed for the purpose.

For the purpose of selection, applicants who fully satisfy the entry requirements by 31st August preceding the commencement of the course shall be considered first.

Prior to registering for the Course, eligible applicants may be required to undergo a medical fitness test as directed by the Board, so as to ascertain that they are fit to undertake work related to clinical placements.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2016.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.



Last Updated: 9 June 2016
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The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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