Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Imaging Technology)


Subject area

Medical Imaging Technology (Radiography) and Radiation Therapy

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Entry requirements

2.3 Entry Requirements All applicants must meet the general admission criteria as approved by the Academic Board. In addition, all applicants are required to: a. Declare any previous criminal convictions prior to admission being confirmed; and b. Authorise UCOL to undertake a background check on the applicant through the Police Vetting service. Convictions for any specific offence may not necessarily exclude applicants from enrolment; the decision is at the discretion of the Head of School; and c. Authorise UCOL to undertake a background check under the requirements of the Vulnerable Children's Act d. Complete a UCOL health declaration form; and e. Provide certified copies of all relevant documentation. The Head of School may require students to provide additional information before admission is confirmed. 2.3.1 Academic Entry requirements Under 20 years of age applicants: University Entrance including: o Three subjects at level 3 or above made up of: * 14 credits each in three approved subjects in each of: - English or an approved literacy subject - Science or mathematics (preferably physics or mathematics) - One other subject from the list of approved subjects (preference given to physics, biology, chemistry and mathematics) OR New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (MIT Pathway) OR On a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Executive Dean OR Provisional enrolment. Note: Provisional enrolment is defined by NZQA as being Discretionary Entrance and includes the following clauses: Discretionary enrolment may be granted to those applicants who: are a citizen or permanent resident of New Zealand or Australia, have received secondary schooling to at least New Zealand Year 12 level (or its equivalent overseas) and earned at least 14 credits in an approved subject at Level 2 towards NCEA (or its equivalent), and have met the literacy and numeracy standards required for University Entrance, or their equivalents, Australian applicants' most recent year of schooling must have been in New Zealand. International Applicants: Minimum entry for international students of IELTS Level 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in spoken) (or equivalent including TOEFL). UCOL is a TOEFL iBT testing centre. In addition to this international applications under the age of 20 must have NCEA equivalency (refer to Business Development International).

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Prepare graduates for registration in Diagnostic Radiography, the minimum standard required to practice in New Zealand., which is the minimum standard required to practise in New Zealand.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Radiography at this level can earn:


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Contact details

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