Master of Medicine in Radiology and Imaging

Introduction

Radiology and Imaging is the study of radiation and other waveforms in the management of disease and health problems. It is a medical specialty that is growing rapidly. In almost all the universities in East and Central Africa, this programme runs for four years so as to cater for the broad areas covered. This specialty is technologically advancing astronomically, and to keep at par with the new knowledge post graduate training is fundamental.

Course Duration

The Master of Medicine in Radiology and Imaging programme, M.Med (RAD), shall normally extend over a period of four academic years; and not more than eight years, unless the Senate approves otherwise.

Award of Degree

The M.Med (RAD) Degree shall be awarded to those candidates who successfully complete the programme as herein outlined.

Course Structure

Part I: Year1

CODE    

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

MME 801

Innovative Medical Education

2

PEC 801

Principles of       Epidemiology 

3

RIB 810

Nuclear Physics

6

PBS 801

Biostatistics 

3

RIB 811

Physics of Various Imaging Modalities

6

RIB 812

Imaging Anatomy I         

8

RIB 813

Positioning of Patients

8

RIB 814

Imaging Technique I      

8

Part I: Year2

CODE    

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

MMR 801

Research Methods and Proposal Writing

6

MMS 801

Computer Use in Medical Practice

2

MMC 802

Biomedicine Literature Appraisal

2

RIB 820

Radiological Photography and Radiation Protection

8

RIB 821

Imaging Anatomy II        

8

RIB 822

Radiographic Projections             

8

RIB 823

Imaging Technique II     

8

TOTAL

42

Part II: Year3

CODE    

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

MMB 804

Good Laboratory Practice            

2

MMR 899

Research Project Design and Implementation (Thesis)

9

MMC 812

Medical Ethics and Physicianship and Legal Medicine

2

RIB 830

ICT Systems and Telemedicine

3

RIC 830

Radiological Investigations I        

9

RIC 831

Internal Medicine

2

RIC 832

Radiation Oncology        

3

RIC 833

Nuclear Medicine                           

3

RIC 834

General Surgery

2

RIC 835

Child Health and Paediatric

2

RIC 836

Reproductive Health     

2

RIC 837

General Pathology

2

TOTAL

43

Part II: Year4

CODE    

COURSE TITLE

UNITS

CHM 803

Principles of Management and Health Systems                      

3

MMB 803

Introduction to Information Technology

2

CME 833

Elective               

6

RIC 840

Radiological Investigations II      

9

RIC 841

Radiological Investigations III     

9

RIC 842

Radiological Investigations IV

9

RIC 843

Radiological Services Management

3

TOTAL

41

CODE                        COURSE TITLE                                                                  UNITS

MME 801        Innovative Medical Education                                               2

PEC 801          Principles of    Epidemiology                                                  3

RIB 810          Nuclear Physics                                                                       6

PBS 801          Biostatistics                                                                             3

RIB 811          Physics of Various Imaging Modalities                                  6

RIB 812          Imaging Anatomy I                                                                8

RIB 813          Positioning of Patients                                                            8

RIB 814          Imaging Technique I                                                               8

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