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Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Imaging (PGCertMI)

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Apply for the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Imaging (PGCertMI) through the Christchurch campus in 2018

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Overview

The Postgraduate Certificate of Medical Imaging (PGCertMI) provides a qualification for students who wish to discontinue study for the Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Imaging (PGDipMI). In some cases, candidates may wish to commence with the certificate.

Contact details

Sam Gurney
Departmental Administrator
Department of Radiology, University of Otago, Christchurch
Email sam.gurney@otago.ac.nz

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Programme Requirements

Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Imaging

Papers

The programme of study shall consist of papers to the value of 60 points comprising:

  • MEIM 401 Radiodiagnosis of Body Imaging (30 points)
  • Further approved MEIM papers to the value of 30 points

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Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Imaging (PGCertMI)

  1. Admission to the Programme

    1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Programme Academic Co-ordinator or nominee.
    2. Every applicant shall
      1. have a bachelor’s degree in Medical Imaging or have a health sciences qualification in a relevant field requiring at least three years of full-time tertiary study, and
      2. present evidence of ability for advanced-level academic study.

  2. Structure of the Programme

    The programme of study shall consist of papers to the value of 60 points comprising

    1. MEIM 401 Radiodiagnosis of Body Imaging (30 points)
    2. further approved MEIM papers to the value of 30 points
  3. Duration of the Programme

    1. A candidate for the certificate shall normally follow a programme of study for not less than one semester of full-time study or the equivalent in part-time study.
    2. A candidate for the certificate will be expected to complete the requirements within two years of admission to the programme.
  4. Variations

    The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) may, in exceptional circumstances, approve a course of study that does not comply with these regulations.

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