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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Radiation Sciences prepares you to play an important role in shaping the future of health. Our course trains you in medical radiation science as well as health and patient care, and you have the choice of two specialisations: radiation sciences or informatics.

Whether you’re passionate about working directly with patients, or want to improve healthcare through data and technology, studying radiation sciences allows you to play an important role in shaping the future health landscape.

Through our Bachelor of Radiation Sciences, you’ll develop scientific and technical expertise, alongside an understanding of medical radiation science, the Australian health system and fundamentals of patient care. Your studies will include

With opportunities to immerse yourself in the latest technology, you’ll participate in 3D treatment simulations and learn how to use radiation therapy planning and medical imaging software. Within this course, you’ll have the choice of two specialisations: radiation sciences or informatics.

Career opportunities

As a Bachelor of Radiation Sciences graduate, you can explore a range of exciting career opportunities where you’ll make a difference in health. These could include careers in cancer services, research, public health and health administration, informatics and health data. If you complete the radiation sciences specialisation, you can go onto graduate studies to become a qualified radiation therapist or sonographer.

Further study

On completion of the radiation sciences specialisation, you may be eligible for direct entry into our Master of Radiation Therapy program and can qualify as a registered radiation therapist in just 18 months.

Depending on your choice of specialisation, you can also pursue further graduate studies in medical ultrasound, public health, biotechnology, programming or databases.

In the Bachelor of Radiation Sciences you will:

Understand the science behind medical radiation physics, image processing and radiation treatments.
Discover different medical imaging technologies and get hands-on practice in our radiography and ultrasound labs on campus.
Learn how to collect, organise, interpret and report health data, and explore how new data analytics and artificial intelligence can transform our healthcare system.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

CRICOS

0100635

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,000.00 (US$ 24,164) per year
Start date

Information not available

Venue

Monash University

Clayton Campus,

Wellington Road,

MONASH UNIVERSITY,

Victoria,

3800, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Satisfactory completion of Year 12 or International Baccalaureate in Australia. IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.0, Reading 6.0, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0; Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 Overall score, No PTE communicative skills score below 50; TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 and Writing 21; Paper-based TOEFL 550 Test of written English: 4.5; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 176 No skill score below 169; Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 176 No skill score below 169

For international students

At the time of enrolment in a course at Monash University, you must be at least 17 years of age.

All Monash undergraduate courses require you to have successfully completed a minimum of an Australian Year 12 qualification (or equivalent) and achieve the required academic entry score.

Level B

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.5, Reading 6.5, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 Overall score, with minimum scores: Listening 58, Reading 58, Speaking 50 and Writing 50

TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 19, Listening 20, Speaking 18 and Writing 21

Paper-based TOEFL 550 Test of written English: 4.5

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 176 No skill score below 169
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 176 No skill score below 169

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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