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Faculty Website: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences (Radiography)
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: Bachelor of Nuclear Medicine
Programme Code: B9M02Q
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 480
The purpose of the qualification is to develop a competent professional nuclear medicine technologist who has thorough grounding in the knowledge and skills required for Nuclear Medicine Technology and who has gained experience in the application of such knowledge and skills in accredited workplaces. Successful completion of this qualification will entitle the student to register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist.
Practitioners use small amounts of radioactive substances (radio-nuclides) to diagnose and treat diseases.
Minimum APS of 31, English 5 (60%+), Mathematics 4 (50%+), Physical Sciences 4 (50%) and Life Sciences 5 (60%+).
Selection will be based on: academic merit and a clinical placement in a training site accredited by the Health Professional Council of South Africa.
Mathematical Literacy is not accepted.