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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Master of Molecular Imaging Technology

  • Masters (Coursework)

Become an international leader in molecular imaging and contribute to the advancement of biomedicines.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
5692, 096018G
Intake Months
Feb
International Fees
$45,920 per year / $68,880 total

About this course

Taught by molecular imaging experts supported by state-of-the-art facilities, the Master of Molecular Imaging Technology aims at developing international leaders in this exciting field.

The unique 1.5 year program has been designed for graduates with a background in chemistry, biology, physics, computer science, engineering, radiography and nuclear medicine technology who wish to gain an in-depth knowledge of molecular imaging.

You'll cover all key aspects of the subject, including optical imaging, ultrasound photo-acoustic imaging, single photon emission tomography, positron emission tomography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and hybrid imaging technologies. You'll also learn about the latest molecular imaging probes, contrast agents and radio-pharmaceuticals for nuclear medicine, as well as the importance of quality control involved in clinical molecular imaging.

Importantly, you'll have the opportunity to undertake a semester-long molecular imaging research project under the guidance of an academic supervisor. Using previously acquired data in the areas of molecular imaging, you'll learn to organise, analyse and discuss information and draw defensible conclusions.

A two-week residential component at the start of the course adds to your research training, and further readies you for a challenging and rewarding career.

Study locations

St Lucia

External

What you will learn

  • Access the most comprehensive and advanced range of magnetic resonance instrumentation in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Gain practical experience with a semester-long research project.
  • Graduate equipped to drive advances in disease diagnostics, molecular characterisation and drug discovery.
  • Organise your study around professional and personal commitments, with all courses able to be completed online.

Career pathways

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Clinical imaging technologist
  • Biomedical imaging manager
  • Radio-pharmacist
  • Biotechnology physicist
  • Radiation oncologist
  • Molecular pathologist