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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Scheme in Medical Laboratory Science and Radiography - Radiography

Sept 2022 Entry

Programme code: JS3612

Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Department of Health Technology and Informatics
Mode of Study Full-time

Normal Duration

4 years

Credits Required for Graduation

115 (plus 26 clinical/field credits)

Fund Type Government-Funded
Consider Second Choice Applications No

Scheme/Programme Leader(s)

Dr Helen Law
PhD (Physiol), MSc (IT Ed), BSc (Physiol), PDDR


  • This programme does not consider second choice applications.
  • Students will be awarded the following award upon successful completion of the graduation requirements:
    ​BSc (Hons) in Radiography

Aims & Characteristics

Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes

We provide a challenging and relevant education in radiography that encompasses medical imaging and radiation therapy.


An enquiring, analytical, and creative approach to learning is encouraged, so that students develop the clinical reasoning skills they need to become competent and responsible professionals.


Our programme produces ethical and caring practitioners who are keen to pursue professional development and take on wider community responsibilities.


Our student-centred learning approach encourages independence in learning, enabling our graduates to keep abreast of developments in a dynamic profession.


Programme Characteristics

This programme comprises academic and clinical components.


Collaboration with universities in the Chinese mainland and overseas provide student exchange opportunities.

Recognition & Prospects

Professional Recognition

Graduates are eligible for registration in Part Two of the Register of the Radiographers Board of Hong Kong. They are also recognised by many overseas registration bodies, including those in the UK, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia (after gaining 1 year of clinical experience).


Career Prospects

Our graduates can find employment with the Hospital Authority, which recognises the degree as an entry qualification.


Employment opportunities are also available in private hospitals, in clinics and laboratories, and in the commercial sector. As the degree is recognised in many countries, many of our graduates take up employment in Australia, Canada, the UK, New Zealand, and Singapore.


Postgraduate study opportunities are available in Hong Kong and overseas.


  • Year 1 establishes a foundation for degree-level education in relevant subject areas and develops generic attributes required of graduates.
  • Year 2 provides the basis for gaining professional knowledge in the following 3 years. It incorporates a range of professionally related Foundation Subjects and has a strong student-centred learning format.
  • Years 3 and 4 deepen students’ learning of professional knowledge and integrate academic learning with applied clinical experience.
  • In Year 2, students can choose a concentration in medical imaging or radiation therapy. This continues into Year 4, which also provides a range of Elective Subject options for the continuous development of students’ learning.



Information on the subjects offered can be found here.

Entrance Requirements

Please click here to view the entrance requirements for international applicants.


Other Information

  • Normal colour vision is not one of the admission criteria, but applicants should note that normal colour vision may be required for employment in the radiation therapy profession. Although proficiency in Cantonese is not one of the admission criteria either, applicants should understand that students in radiation therapy stream often need to communicate with patients in Cantonese in clinical training.
  • Applicants attaining good results in AT LEAST two science subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Biology/Mathematics) are preferred.


For further programme information, please contact:

The General Office (tel: 3400 8579; email: hti.dept@polyu.edu.hk).