Senior secondary school qualification
Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.
Further education like diplomas and university study can also be assessed for admission.
Our diagnostic radiography graduates are very employable and highly regarded. 88% of our graduates find work before, or soon after, finishing their studies (2019 Graduate Outcomes Survey).
University of Newcastle diagnostic radiography graduates are qualified to register and work as diagnostic radiographers, working closely with patients and other health professionals to diagnose and manage illnesses and injuries using medical images. You may find yourself working in settings such as accident and emergency wards and operating theatres. Diagnostic radiographers play an important role in medicine and health care, and contribute significantly to improving community health.
Some typical roles include:
OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year