Bachelor, 3 years

Medical Imaging

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In brief

A profession combining science and human contact, using state-of-the-art medical technologies.

Strengths of the Bachelor: Medical Imaging Technologist

  • The medical imaging technologist programme is offered through a close partnership with UCLouvain and Saint-Luc University Hospital (access to their laboratories and examination rooms) as well as with Dutch-speaking and French University Colleges.
  • The participation of imaging practitioners (radiologists, radiographers, nurses and technologists) ensures that the programme and teaching is always at the leading edge of practice.
  • Laboratories with modern high-performance equipment.
  • · A range of work placement options in diverse fields starting in block 1

Good to know

With your Medical Imaging Technologist Bachelor you will obtain accreditation and a visa to enable you to practice. In this allied health care profession, there is a growing need for technologists proficient in the use of ever more and increasing sophisticated equipment.

Graduates therefore have no difficulty obtaining a post.

About the job

The profession of Medical Imaging Technologist requires versatility. It is constantly changing and is practiced within a team setting. The Medical Imaging Technologist provides patient care using the latest medical technologies.

The principal sub-fields of medical imaging are: radiodiagnosis, CT Scanner, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy and interventional radiology

The Programme of Study


3 years - 180 credits

  1. Block 1

    Students strengthen their basic scientific knowledge while also learning about their future profession. In block 1 they are also introduced to the hospital environment.

  2. Block 2

    Block 2 addresses more specific medical imaging subjects. Practicals prepare students for their hospital work placements: radiodiagnosis, patient care, MRI, CT Scanner and nuclear medicine.

  3. Block 3

    Most of the third year is devoted to hospital work placements. Students attend specific courses and specialised practicals, 20 % of the annual workload is devoted to a final-year dissertation.