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Master of Science in Medical Imaging and Radiation Science

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Entrance Year Sept 2024

Programme Code 55005

Stream Code

FRM (Full-time)
PRM (Part-time)

Mode of Study Mixed Mode

Normal Duration

1.5 years (Full-time)
3 years (Part-time)

Fund Type Self-Financed

Credits Required for Graduation


Initial Registration Credits

For local students
6 (Full-time)
3 (Part-time)
For non-local students
6 (Full-time)

Local Application Deadline 30 Apr 2024

Non-Local Application Deadline 30 Apr 2024

Tuition Fees

HK$6,000 per credit for local and non-local students

Programme Leaders

Programme Leader

Dr Lawrence Chan

Deputy Programme Leader

Dr Liang-ting Lin


  • This programme is offered within the Postgraduate Scheme in Health Technology.

  • We have a limited quota for admissions.  Early applications are strongly encouraged.


Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme    
A total of 9 fellowships shall be awarded to local students. Please click here for details. 

PolyU reserves the right to change or withdraw the fellowship at any time. In case of any dispute/disagreement, PolyU’s decision is final. 

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims

This award is offered within the Postgraduate Scheme in Health Technology, which aims to provide professionals in Medical Imaging, Radiotherapy, Medical Laboratory Science, Health Technology, as well as others interested in health technology, with an opportunity to develop advanced levels of knowledge and skills.


The award in Medical Imaging and Radiation Science (MIRS) is specially designed for professionals in medical imaging and radiotherapy and has the following aims:


A. Advancement in Knowledge and Skill

  • To provide professionals in Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy, as well as others interested in health technology, with the opportunity to develop advanced levels of knowledge and skills;

  • To develop specialists in their respective professional disciplines and enhance their career paths;

  • To broaden students' exposure to a wider field of health science and technology to enable them to cope with the ever-changing demands of work;

  • To provide a laboratory environment for testing problems encountered at work;

  • To equip students with an advanced knowledge base in a chosen area of specialisation in medical imaging or radiotherapy to enable them to meet the changing needs of their disciplines and contribute to the development of medical imaging or radiation oncology practice in Hong Kong; and

  • To develop critical and analytical abilities and skills in the areas of specialisation that are relevant to the professional discipline to improve professional competence.


B. Professional Development

  • To develop students' ability in critical analysis and evaluation in their professional practices;

  • To cultivate within healthcare professionals the qualities and attributes that are expected of them;

  • To acquire a higher level of awareness and reflection within the profession and the healthcare industry to improve the quality of healthcare services; and

  • To develop students' ability to assume a managerial level of practice.


C. Evidence-based Practice

  • To equip students with the necessary skill in research to enable them to perform evidence-based practice in the delivery of healthcare service and industry.


D. Personal Development

  • To provide channels through which practising professionals can continuously develop themselves while at work; and

  • To allow graduates to develop themselves further after graduation.



The Medical Imaging and Radiation Science award offers channels for specialisation and the broadening of knowledge for professionals in medical imaging and radiotherapy. It will appeal to students who are eager to become specialists or managers in their areas of practice. Clinical experience and practice in medical imaging and radiotherapy are integrated into the curriculum to encourage more reflective observation and active experimentation.




  • 讓他們在各自的專業學科上作深入探究,藉以全面提升他們的專業知識,從而有助其日後在事業上的發展。
  • 擴闊學生在醫療科學及科技範疇上的視野,使他們能夠應付當前日新月異不斷轉變的工作要求。
  • 讓同學可以在實習的環境中,有效地測試其在日後工作崗位上可能會遇到的種種相關問題。





For further information, please contact:

Telephone:   +852 3400 8578
 Fax:  +852 2362 4365


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


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