Medical Imaging Technology

B.SC. inMedical Imaging Technology is a branch of Medical Research and Development, related to the study of various techniques of capturing images of human body parts for medical as well as research purposes. The course is designed with a diversified plan of study in advance imaging (MRI and CT), healthcare management and general knowledge about the discipline.

B.Sc. in Medical Imaging Technology is suitable for candidates interested in expanding their prospects in the specialty of medical research and development. Ideal candidates would be proficient in time- management, adept at finishing tasks with speed and accuracy, handling stress, interpreting scientific/ technical data accurately, making analytic judgments, handling laboratory instruments, and operating computer systems. The course is ideally suited for candidates with an eye for detail, precision, self-sufficiency, self-motivation, and an ability to work within strenuous schedules.

B.Sc. Medical Imaging Technology Eligibility

  • Minimum Qualification for it is 10+2 with science stream with English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics as optional subjects, and has scored not less than 40% of marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • They should have passed the pre-university course from a recognized Board with a vocational course in Radiography/Radiology.

B.Sc. Medical Imaging Technology Syllabus

Syllabus of Medical Imaging Technology as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Sr. No. Subjects of Study
1 Human Anatomy
2 Human Physiology
3 Radiation Physics
4 Radio Diagnosis
5 Pathology
6 Medical Microbiology
7 Medical Biochemistry
8 Specialised Diagnostic Techniques
9 Radiological Technology
10 Radiotherapy

B.SC. in Medical Imaging Technology: Career Prospects

Successful Medical Imaging Technology graduates interested in higher studies in the discipline may choose to go for M.Sc., Ph.D. or M.Phil. in the subject, upon completion of which, such graduates become eligible for becoming scientists or assuming academic posts such as Lecturer in private/ government institutes.

Successful graduates of the course, are capable of handling and executing assignments in hospitals and healthcare institutions, diagnostic centers and research laboratories.

Some of the popular professional avenues open to such graduates are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.

 

JOB POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION AVERAGE MONTHLY SALARY IN INR
Radiographer To assess, diagnose, and treat patients for a variety of injuries and diseases using radiation in the form of x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasound. 20,000 to 22,000
X-Ray Technician To use portable X-Ray equipment to conduct X- rays in patients’ hospital rooms, in hospitals’ or medical centers’ radiology departments or in emergency rooms. 7,000 to 10,000
Ultrasound Technician To operate machines called sonographic scanners that create images of patients’ internal organs. 30,000 to 50,000
Medical Image Analysis Scientist To develop and optimize algorithms for commercialization in the detection, analysis, and grading of skin features using multi-spectral imaging technologies. 40,000 to 50,000
Radiologic Technologist To explaining procedures to patients and answer related questions. 30,000 to 50,000
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