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European Masters Programme in Medical Imaging    Back

University of Malta Course Type: Master taught Start Date: January
Location: Msida, Malta Duration: Full time - 1 Year

Description

This is a new Master course in medical imaging developed by the EMPIMI consortium, formed by 6 universities. This Master course aims at educating and training students in an innovative multidisciplinary approach, combining research, European aspect (legislation, cultural and social diversity) and advanced practice in medical imaging . The new professional will be an expert in the field of medical imaging, leading to challenging careers in medical imaging departments, industry and research.

Aims & objectives

To stimulate graduates to continue their studies and raise the knowledge and skills level in medical imaging. The programme will promote high quality practice and create career development opportunities. The objectives of the programme are to enable students to:

  • acquire higher knowledge and advanced practical skills in the relevant fields of the profession and to be able to act as a expert in medical imaging
  • apply this knowledge in national and international conditions, to improve existing working methods, to develop new working methods and to draw up diagnostic and treatment protocols
  • increase analytical and critical reflective capacity
  • communicate as a professional with his own and related disciplines, with the aim to improve medical imaging health care services
  • develop and carry out research projects

Full time

Start date:
January
Duration:
1 Year
Teaching method:
Face-To-Face
Language:
English
Venue:
Msida, Malta
Tuition fees

Course Provider Details

Course contact information

Dr. Paul Bezzina
Department of Radiography
paul.bezzina@um.edu.mt
University accredited:
Credits:
90 ECTS
Last update: 11/05/2015

Modules

Module name Credits (ECTS or CATS) Duration Core / elective / recommended Available as Short course (CPD)
Medical Imaging in a European Context 10 ECTS core Yes
Research Methods 10 ECTS core Yes
Breast Imaging 1 ECTS elective Yes
Clinical Applications of CT: Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis 10 ECTS elective Yes
Clinical Applications of CT: Musculoskeletal, Vascular and Interventional Procedures 10 ECTS elective Yes
Clinical Applications of MRI 5 ECTS elective Yes
Clinical Applications of MRI - Body and Musculoskeletal 10 ECTS elective Yes
Clinical Applications of MRI - Cardiac and Vascular 5 ECTS elective Yes
Computed Tomography 1 ECTS elective Yes
CT Clinical Applications: Neurological 10 ECTS elective Yes
MRI 1 ECTS elective Yes
MRI Clinical Practice 5 ECTS elective Yes
Scientific Principles of Medical Devices-Computerised Tomography (CT) Imaging 10 ECTS elective Yes
Scientific Principles of Medical Devices - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) 1 5 ECTS elective Yes
Scientific Principles of Medical Devices - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) 2 5 ECTS elective Yes