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Medical Imaging

Course Overview
The EMPIMI course allows students to acquire knowledge and advanced practical skills in relevant fields of medical imaging. Graduates will be equipped with analytical, research and critical reflection skills, in order to drive improvements in medical imaging healthcare services or in industry.

Who Should Take This Course?
This joint Masters is targeted towards:
• Practicing radiographers
• Radiation therapists
• Professionals working in the field of medical imaging

The programme provides an alternative to the modality specific Masters programmes and allows students to tailor a programme to their specific needs and interests.

Course Features
- Students can tailor the course content to meet their own professional needs or interests.
- Educates and trains students using innovative and multidisciplinary approaches, combining research and advanced practice in medical imaging.

Entry requirements

Am I Eligible For This Course?
Entry criteria
- Applicants should possess a BSc radiography, radiation therapy or equivalent.
- Applicants not in possession of the above may also be considered for admission, provided that they are in possession of academic or professional qualifications and experience that together are deemed to be comparable to the level of a Bachelor Degree.
- All applicants will be required to demonstrate that their standard of English language is satisfactory.
- Applicants may seek transfer credit for previously accredited learning. This may allow exemption for some parts of the programme.

International Applicants
• International applicants should contact the academic programme director for a full list of entry requirements.


1 year full-time
2 years part-time

X674 Medical Imaging PT
X677 Medical Imaging FT

Further enquiries

Programme Administrator
Diagnostic Imaging Programme Office
Health Sciences Centre
UCD Belfield
Dublin 4
T: + 353 1 716 6545
F: + 353 1 716 6547

Academic Programme Director
Mr. Jonathan McNulty
School of Medicine & Medical Science
Health Sciences Centre
UCD Belfield
Dublin 4

Subjects taught

What Will I Learn?
Course Description

As part of this course, students will undertake a combination of modules including:
Research Methods & Statistics
Research Dissertation

Students may also tailor the course to their own individual needs or interests by selecting elective modules from UCD and partner institutions. This flexible approach facilitates travel to partner universities in the European Union. It also caters to students who wish to remain in Ireland for the duration of the course through the provision of distance learning options.


This programme aims to educate and train graduates in an innovative multidisciplinary approach, combining research and advanced practice in medical imaging.

Students may select from over 20 modules offered in UCD and across the partner institutions. This provides students with the unique opportunity to tailor their own programme and to travel and study at a number of European Universities. A number of these modules will involve distance learning, thus facilitating those students who wish to undertake modules at a partner University without necessitating travel.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

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