Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Radiations)Entry requirements
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Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.
Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee entry. Your application will still need to be assessed and accepted.
Radiation Therapy and Medical Imaging
Current Year 12 prerequisites units 1 and 2 or units 3 and 4 - Biology or Chemistry, and units 3 and 4 - and a study score of at least 20 in one of Mathematical Methods (any) or Specialist Mathematics; and a study score of at least 25 in any English (except EAL) or at least 30 in English (EAL).
Current Year 12 prerequisites units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 20 in one of Mathematical Methods (CAS) or Specialist Mathematics, and Chemistry; and a study score of at least 25 in any English (except EAL) or at least 30 in English (EAL).
Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy streams
Higher Mathematics & Biology or Chemistry; or
VCE Units 1 and 2 or 3 and 4 in Chemistry or Biology & VCE Units 3 and 4 in Mathematical Methods (CAS) or Specialist Mathematics, with a study score of at least 20.
Nuclear Medicine stream
Higher Mathematics and Chemistry
VCE Units 3 and 4 in Mathematical Methods (CAS) or Specialist Mathematics and Chemistry, with a study score of at least 20.
English language requirements
- IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 7.0 (with no individual band below 6.5)
- TOEFL (Paper Based Test): minimum score of 600 (TWE 5.0)
- TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 100 (with minimum of 24 in writing and 22 in all other sections)
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 65 (with no communication band less than 58)
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 185 with no less than 176 in any component
Inherent requirements: non-academic abilities you'll need to complete this program
Some inherent requirements for this program include:
- reading, writing and number skills for understanding and completing patient notes and calculating dosage and exposure for patient therapy
- vision to accurately gain information and treat patients
- physical skills to perform treatment
- managing your behaviour and emotions to ensure safe and competent treatment
- time-based problem-solving when working with patients
Who are they for?
Inherent requirements apply to every applicant and may be worth considering if you are living with disability, long-term illness and/or a mental health condition.
Why do you need to know?
By understanding the types of activities you’ll participate in, and the non-academic abilities you may need in this program, you can:
- understand more about the program
- determine if you may need support during your studies
- make an informed decision about whether the program is suitable for you
What support is available?
If there are any activities outlined which may be difficult for you to undertake, please discuss this with RMIT program staff or the Equitable Learning Services (ELS).
If you are living with disability, long-term illness and/or a mental health condition, we may be able to support you by making adjustments to activities in your program so that you can participate fully in your studies.
To receive learning adjustments, you need to register with ELS.
Coming from a partner institution?
RMIT has pathway arrangements with many partner institutions around the world.
If your institution has a pathway arrangement with RMIT you may be able to receive credit and reduce the time it will take to complete your preferred RMIT program.
If you have qualifications from an institution that is not an RMIT partner, credit into your RMIT program will be assessed on a case by case basis.
When you successfully complete the Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Radiations) you may be eligible for entry to the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours).