Subject RADI90004 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 16.66
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 29-Feb-2016 to 29-May-2016
Assessment Period End 24-Jun-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 11-Mar-2016
Census Date 31-Mar-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 06-May-2016

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 25-Jul-2016 to 23-Oct-2016
Assessment Period End 18-Nov-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 05-Aug-2016
Census Date 31-Aug-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 23-Sep-2016

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 4.5 hours of lectures per week
Total Time Commitment:

200 hours total

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Medicine (Radiology) course.

For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Prof Patricia Desmond


Administrative Contact

Ms Michelle Sundakov

Subject Overview:

Students will attend half day per week week Radiodiagnosis and Pathology lecture and tutorial program held at the Department of Radiology, University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital.

The lecture and tutorial program will cover radiodiagnosis, pathology and anatomy of the body’s systems, including radiography, angiography, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of the subject, students acquire a defined body of knowledge and procedural skills which will be used to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and to make appropriate clinical decisions.

The subject endeavours to develop students' analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to function as effective diagnostic radiologists.

Candidates are expected to adapt their cognitive and observation skills to enable accurate interpretation of the various medical imaging modalities employed in modern radiology.

The subject aims to ensure that the qualified radiologist will continue to keep up to date with new developments in imaging, and make learning, teaching and research a part of the professional career.

Candidates will be able to collaborate effectively with other health professionals for the provision of optimal patient care, education and research.


MMed examination (Oral and Written) is held in the first quarter of the third year.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of Medicine (Radiology)

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