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KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY

Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences - Diagnostic Radiology Department

Admission and Graduation Requirements


Admission requirements:

Students entering the B.Sc. in Diagnostic Radiology must meet all the university and faculty admission requirements. In addition, the students must show interest in dealing with patients and working in hospital environments. 

                         

Graduation requirements:

            The degree granted is Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Radiology. The B.Sc. in Diagnostic Radiology is four years and one obligatory year for clinical practice (Internship Program). In order for a student to qualify for a B.Sc. in Diagnostic Radiology degree, he/she must successfully complete the total credit hour requirements (137 study units) including university requirements (26 study units), faculty requirements (20 study units) and the departmental requirements (91 study units). In addition to graduate in Diagnostic Radiology, a student must earn a grade of “D” (at least 60%) or better in all required courses and successfully spent the obligatory training year of internship training program that aims at:

1.      Obtaining further experience in relation to standard investigation and procedural activity.

2.      Acquiring further skills in interpersonal relationships with both patients and other staff.

3.      Consolidating a sense of professional ethics and responsibility.

4.      Allowing each intern to spend a reasonable amount of time working at each imaging modality.

There is a 12-month internship for the students after fulfilling all credit hours successfully. The student will spend 4 months in the area of general diagnostic radiography with random competency evaluations performed, and 6 months training in three out of the following six minor specialties (2 months each); Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mammography (Females only), Ultrasound, DVI and Nuclear Medicine, and 2 months as an elective major specialty in one of the previously mentioned specialties.

 

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