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BSc (Hons) in Radiography

Programme Title:

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Radiography

Programme Code:


JUPAS Catalogue No.


Mode of Study:


Normal Duration:

4 years

Credits Required for Graduation

114 (plus 18 clinical / field credits)

Fund Type


Programme Intake


Programme Leader

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



放射學提供富挑戰性的專業培訓,內容主要包括醫療影像 (Medical Imaging) 及放射治療 (Radiation Therapy) 。本課程採用具啟發性、分析性及富創意的學習模式,藉以培養學生成為有能力、負責任、具備臨床推理技巧的專業人士。修畢課程的學生,將會成為富有專業道德及技能,時刻對人抱有關懷的態度,懂得推動專業發展,以及樂意肩負更大社會責任的專業人士。課程採用以學生為本的教學方法,以訓練學生的獨立性,使他們在畢業後能應付專業上的各種挑戰。


Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes

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

An enquiring, analytical and creative approach to learning is encouraged to develop the clinical reasoning skills that are necessary for competent and responsible professionals.

Our programme produces graduates who have the ethical and professional abilities that are necessary to become caring practitioners who are capable of professional development and wider community responsibilities.

Our student-centred learning approach encourages independence in learning so that graduates can maintain relevance in a dynamic profession.

Programme Characteristics

This programme comprises academic and clinical components.

Collaboration with universities in Australia, Britain, Norway, Singapore and the Chinese mainland provides student exchange opportunities.

Programme Structure

  • Year One establishes the foundation for university education with relevant subject areas and develops the generic graduate attributes of students.

  • Year Two provides the basis for gaining professional knowledge in the following years. It incorporates a range of professional related Foundation Subjects and is constructed in a strong student-centred learning format.

  • Years Three and Four deepen the learning of professional knowledge and provide integration of academic learning with applied clinical experience.

  • In Year Two, students can choose to concentrate in medical imaging or radiation therapy. This continues into Year Four, which also provides a range of Elective Subject options for continuous development of students.

Career Prospects

Majority of our graduates find employment with the Hospital Authority, which recognises the degree as an entry qualification.

Opportunities are also available in private hospitals, clinics and laboratories, and the commercial sector. As the qualification is recognised by many countries, our graduates have also taken up employment in Australia, Canada, Britain, New Zealand and Singapore.

Opportunities for postgraduate studies are available in Hong Kong and overseas.

Professional Recognition

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

Entrance Requirements

Satisfy the University's General Entrance Requirements of 4 core and 2 elective subjects with:

  • Level 3 in English Language, Chinese Language and two elective subjects; and
  • Level 2 in Mathematics and Liberal Studies.

There is no compulsory subject requirement. Preferred elective subjects for the programme include:

  • Extended modules of Mathematics; and
  • All single and combined Science subjects.


Satisfactory performance in preferred subjects will have a positive influence on admission selection. However, applicants who have not taken the preferred subjects will still be considered for admission but they may need to take relevant underpinning subjects after admission to PolyU to gain the necessary foundation knowledge.


Admission Score Calculation Mechanism
Any Best 6 Subjects (Click here for an explanation)


Other Information

Normalcolour vision is not one of the admission criteria, but applicants should note that normalcolourvision 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.

Subject with the Highest Weighting in the Calculation of Admission Scores

We give the highest weighting in the calculation of admission scores to the following subjects:

  • English;
  • Chinese;
  • Biology; Physics; Chemistry;
  • Combined Science subjects;
  • Mathematics


For latest admission info, please visit Study@PolyU and eAdmission.

Applicants applying for admission on the basis of HKDSE results should submit their applications via JUPAS website.



For further information, please contact:

Telephone: (852) 3400 8579
Fax: (852) 2362 4365
E-mail: hti.dept@polyu.edu.hk


For more details of the programme, please visit Study@PolyU website.



Programme Introduction