Master of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences (Radiography)
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Master of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Programme Code: M9MI1Q

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 115591

Application Start Date: 1 April 2023
Application End Date: 1 March 2024

Campus: Doornfontein

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: Full-Time 1 Year and Part-time 2 Years

Programme Fees


The purpose of the Master of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences is to enable successful learners to make a contribution to a chosen field of radiography through independent research, using advanced problem-solving skills and critical, reflective thinking. The learner will report the findings in a manner that meets the accepted criteria and ethical principles of the profession. The research problem, its justification, process and outcome will be reported in a dissertation that complies with the generally accepted norms for research at a Master’s level. In this way, the learner will make a contribution to the existing body of knowledge for radiography ranging from fundamental concepts to advanced theoretical or applied knowledge that will develop and advance the radiography profession.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirement is a Radiography related qualification at NQF level 8 or equivalent. Applications from person with an equivalent qualification will be considered by a constituted status committee in line with the University’s and faculty’s regulations.

Selection Process

The selection of Master’s students will be done in accordance with rules and regulations of the Higher Degrees Committee of the University of Johannesburg as stipulated for postgraduate programmes. Selection includes an approval of the student’s research concept by the Department
Research Committee which will grant the student permission to register and then develop a research proposal.

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