Magnetic Resonance Imaging - M4019

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Graduate certificate

With a contemporary and evidence-based curriculum, the Graduate Certificate of Magnetic Resonance Imaging will keep you up-to date with advanced and rapidly changing technologies in the field. Learning from experienced practitioners and leaders in medical imaging research, you’ll explore MRI and its application to clinical diagnostic imaging, and build to an advanced understanding of magnetic resonance imaging techniques.

Gain the clinical judgement, decision making and leadership skills to shape your future practice and take the next step in your career – whether that be progressing to a leadership role, engaging in research or developing new career pathways within your workplace.

Delivered fully online, this course is ideally suited for working radiographers, offering the quality of a Monash qualification with the flexibility to choose where and when you study.

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Course Details

  • Off-campus: Part time

This course is completed online and does not require on-campus attendance at Monash University.

Duration 1 year (part time)
Start date First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)
Qualification Graduate Certificate of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Course Handbook

The Graduate Certifcate in MRI expands your previous knowledge and professional experience. It’s ideally suited for:

  • medical radiation science professionals (radiographers, radiation therapists and nuclear medicine scientists)
  • professionals who use MRI as a research or clinical tool
  • biomedical engineers wishing to undertakeresearch and development in the feld of MRI.

Internationally, professional bodies representing medical imaging scientists recognise the value of postgraduate study as a means of keeping pace with rapidly changing technology in this fields, as well as of enhancing capacity of graduates to engage in MRI research.

“MRI is a rapidly evolving, highly technical modality. All practitioners aspiring to work as part of a specialised MRI team must understand the principles and challenges faced. Graduate study in MRI at Monash University will equip you to understand these challenges.”

Richard McIntyre, Chief Radiographer, Monash Biomedical Imaging

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Depending on your prior qualifcations, you may be eligible for credit, allowing you to fasttrack your studies. Monash Bachelor of Radiography (Honours) graduates can apply for 6 credit points towards the Graduate Certifcate in MRI.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including radiography, medical imaging, radiation therapy or a health science discipline leading to appropriate professional recognition or registration


A general science degree with specialisation in anatomy, physiology or physics.


A biomedical or medical undergraduate/graduate entry Master’s degree.

English requirements

Level A
IELTS: 6.5 overall (no band lower than 6.0) TOEFL Paper-based test: 550 with a TWE of 4.5 TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 79 overall with minimum scores: Writing: 21, Listening: 12, Reading: 13 and Speaking: 18 Equivalent approved English test

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using the relevant course code M4019.

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using the relevant course code M4019.

For applications Direct to Monash

Apply directly to Monash with this course code: M4019

Current Monash students

No, this course does not allow transfers

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Total fee for this 24 credit point (12 month part-time) course.


The equivalent fee for a 48 credit point (12 month full-time) course would be A$24,900


We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.

The course comprises 24 points structured into 2 parts: Part A. Instrumentation, safety, and Part B. Clinical application.