Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography) at the University of Newcastle combines theoretical and scientific knowledge with practical learning.

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography)

What you will study

While you study diagnostic radiography, you will develop essential clinical reasoning and patient management skills. Students learn using real case-based examples, integrating learning into real situations, and engaging with other students in team work activities. Students will graduate with the confidence and competence to undertake professional practice as a diagnostic radiographer.

What you will studyTheoretical and Scientific Knowledge

You will learn the skills of professional diagnostic radiography, which is supported by the relevant physical, biomedical and behavioural sciences.

Areas of study include:

  • anatomy and physiology
  • clinical education
  • instrumentation
  • physics
  • radiation protection
  • research

For more detailed information about the Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography), please refer to the handbook.


Students who have successfully completed a Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science may apply to complete the Bachelor of Health Science (Honours).

Why study with us? Practical experience