Diploma in Radiography

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Program educational objectives

The Diploma in Radiography, will produce radiographers who are:

  • able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the field of medical imaging in accordance with the requirements of the
  • competent in practical skills based on the latest medical imaging principles
  • able to demonstrate professional attitudes, quality leadership and become a responsible individual in society

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program, students will be able to:

  • apply basic knowledge in medical imaging
  • perform radiographic procedures competently
  • integrate critical thinking and decision-making related to medical imaging
  • communicate effectively in writing and oral at professional and community level
  • demonstrates social, global and environmental responsibility as well as practicing inter-professional collaboration in the healthcare industry
  • act in accordance with with the law, the principles of ethics and code of professional conduct in medical imaging
  • engage in lifelong learning
  • apply basic skills in management and entrepreneurship

Program Structure

Diploma in Radiography is offered as  three year full time program. Course contents are divided equally between academic and clinical components. The academic components include lectures, tutorials, seminars and demonstrations sessions and the clinical components include the clinical practice. The clinical placements are mainly in the Department of Bio-Medical Imaging University Malaya Medical Centre.

Credit System and Values

Credit requirement for the award of the Diploma = 100 credits
CGPA requirement for the award of the Diploma = Above 2.0

Medium instruction

The course is conducted in Bahasa Malaysia and English.

The curriculum covers the following courses:

Year 1 

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Applied Physics
  • Principle of Radiation Protection
  • Imaging Technique
  • Patients Management
  • Practicum Clinical
  • Malaysian Study 2
  • English for Health Sciences

Year 2 

  • Imaging Technique
  • Imaging Process
  • Instrumentation
  • Patients Management
  • Practicum Clinical
  • Health Care Ethics
  • Malaysia Healthcare System
  • Basic Entrepreneurship

Year 3

  • Imaging Technique
  • Imaging Process
  • Instrumentation
  • Research and Statistics
  • Practicum Clinical
  • Project
  • Basic Management Principles
  • Community Service

Clinical Posting Assessment

Clinical posting will be assessed continuously. The continuous element will enable problems to be identified and rectified at an early stage. This will enable the student to build confidence within a safe learning environment. Student’s performance on clinical posting will be graded based on the assessment.

Program Fees

  • Program Fees
    • RM45,000.00 (RM7,500.00 per semester)
    • Fees are inclusive of course fees, hostels, transportation and facilities.
    • Students may apply for PTPTN loan.