University of Namibia Radiography

Degree

Bachelor of Radiography

Admission Criteria

To register in this programme, a candidate must hold a valid Namibian Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) at ordinary level and NSSC at higher level or equivalent. English is a compulsory subject and should normally be obtained atIGCSE/NSSC (English as a Second Language) grade C or better, or a grade D or better at IGCS/NSSC (English FirstLanguage) level. Mathematics is a compulsory subject and should normally be obtained at IGCSE/NSSC grade C or better. A Science subject is compulsory and should normally be obtained at IGCSE/NSSC grade D or better. A candidate should obtain a minimum of 25 points on the UNAM Evaluation Point Scale in his/her five best subjects, of which Mathematics, a Science subject and English must be included, to be admitted. However, if the minimum of 25 points is obtained, it does not necessary ensure and /or guarantee admission. Entrance is based on the availability of places within the Department and awarded on the basis of merit. The School reserves the right to interview students before admission. Admission could also be considered for persons who qualify through the Mature Age Entry Scheme upon successful completion of the relevant examinations as set out in the General Regulations of the University. A special application form is available for this purpose.
Please read this in conjunction with the General Admission Criteria for undergraduate Programmes in the General Information and Regulations Prospectus.
Note: Every student must furnish the School of Nursing with proof of current registration as a student with the Allied Health Professions Council of Namibia.

Duration of Study

The minimum duration for full time students enrolled for Bachelor of Radiography (Diagnostic) degree will be four (4) years with a maximum period of six (6) years.

Modules

YEAR 1, SEMESTER 1
Radiation Technique I
Clinical Radiation Technique 1
Radiographic Principles Materials &Processing
Method of patient Care and preparation
Basic Human Anatomy
Health Care Dynamics
Contemporary Social Issues
Computer Literacy
English communication and study skills
YEAR 1, SEMESTER 2
Radiation Technique 1
Clinical Radiation Technique 1
Radiographic Image Characteristics
Physics for Radiographers
Applied Human Anatomy
History of Radiography, Ethics and Professional Practice
English for Academic Purposes
YEAR 2, SEMESTER 1
Radiation Technique ll
Clinical Radiation Technique 2
Radiographic Qual.Contr, Qual. Assur.& Modern Tech. Imaging
Basic Human Physiology
Principles of Apparatus Construction and Utilization
Radiography Ethics and Prof. Practice
YEAR 2, SEMESTER 2
Radiation Technique ll
Clinical Radiation Technique 2
Applied Human Physiology
Applied Apparatus Construction and Utilization
Patho- physiology
YEAR 3, SEMESTER 1
Radiation Technique III
Clinical Radiation Technique 3
Radiation Protection
Radiobiology
Radiographic Film Critique
YEAR 3, SEMESTER 2
Radiation Technique III
Clinical Radiation Technique 3
Radiation Protection
Radiobiology
Pharmacology for Radiographers
Radiographic Film Critique
YEAR 4, SEMESTER 1
Radiation Technique IV
Health Research Methods
Management for Radiographers
Radiographic Pathology
Clinical radiation Technique 4
YEAR 4, SEMESTER 2
Radiation Technique 4
Health Research Methods
Management for Radiographers
Radiographic Pathology
Clinical radiation Technique 4
Research Paper in Health