MPHYGB11: Medical Imaging (Ionising)

Course Information

Course Credits
Term 2
Assessment Exam
Course Organiser Prof Alessandro Olivo
Dr John Dickinson
Dr Kris Thielemans

Aims and Objectives

This module covers imaging using ionising radiation and provides the basic theory behind the imaging techniques. It also includes a breakdown of the components of each imaging system, and describes the clinical applications of each method. The associated topics of image processing and assessment are also covered since the principles involved find wide application throughout this technology.

Brief Syllabus

Course Lecture hours
Diagnostic Radiology 5
CT 4
Nuclear medicine 10
Detectors for imaging 4
Radiation protection 5
Practical session


Two hour closed-book written examination