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BSc Honours in Medical Imaging Technology – New degree offered from 2023

BSC Medical Imaging Technology – U of Colobmo

Starting from the 2022/2023 University academic year, the Nuclear Science Department of the University of Colombo offers this new B.Sc. Honours degree program in Medical Imaging Technology. Those who have obtained the minimum qualification to apply based on their A/L biological science stream results (starting from 2022 A/L) can apply for this four-year degree program offered by the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo.

Medical imaging professionals (MIP)/ Radiographers

This will train you to become medical imaging professionals (MIP), also known as radiographers.

MIPs are very important in healthcare. They help doctors see inside your body to find out what’s wrong. They use things like X-rays, CT scans, MRI scans, and other cool tools to do this.

Course contents

According to the official website “The Medical Imaging Technology Honours Degree program is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to work as MIPs in hospitals. Students will learn about critical aspects of radiography, including patient handling, instrument operation, image creation, image analysis, and report generation. These essential skills are fundamental for delivering accurate diagnoses and maintaining patient safety. The curriculum also includes clinical training in hospitals, ensuring that students gain hands-on experience in real healthcare settings, as well as strong research components, allowing students to explore and contribute to the evolving field of medical imaging.”

Local and Global Carrier/ Jov Opportunities

  1. You can work as a medical imaging technologist/radiographer in government and private hospitals.
  2. Become an application specialist in Medical Imaging instrumentations.
  3. Research scientist in the field of medical imaging.
BSc Hons Medical Imaging Technology Degree කොළඹ සරසවියෙන් 2023 ඉදිරිපත් කරන අලුත් උපාධිය

For more details contact

Course website

Department of Nuclear Science

Faculty of Science
University of Colombo
Cumarathunga Munidasa Mawatha
Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka

Other Radiography Degree courses in Sri Lanka

Department of Radiography/Radiotherapy, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya – Degrees in Radiography and Radiotherapy

The aim of radiography and radiotherapy degree programmes is to produce professional diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers with a high level of skill and knowledge to improve the quality of services in the health sector.

Radiography & Radiotherapy – Faculty of Allied Health Sciences at KDU

Department of Radiography & Radiotherapy in the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University commenced its first degree programme; “Bachelor of Science in Radiography” in 2013. This programme is a full-time course which runs for 4 years. Students who have successfully completed the program are awarded the BSc Hons (Radiography) degree.

Sri Lanka School of Radiography

Sri Lanka School of Radiography is the one and only Government institution in Sri Lanka that produce qualified professional Radiographers / Radiological Technologists (Radiography Diploma holders) both in Diagnostic and Therapeutic streams, who are eligible to registration in Sri Lanka Medical Council & to practice. It is one of the training schools under the Ministry of Health that produce professionals in the Health Professions Supplementary to Medicine.
The trainees are recruited annually calling for applications by the Ministry of Health. The school caters for the trainees from the three armed forces, the Sri Lanka Police and Sri Lanka Transport Board and other private institutions (on the approval of Ministry of Health)




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