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Diploma in Medical Imaging Technology (DMIT)

About The Course...

The course provides the students to have a basic knowledge on major structures (Human Anatomy), functions (Human Physiology), biochemical reactions (Biochemistry), infections (Microbiology) and pathological aspects (Pathology) of the human body and their applications in Medical Imaging Technology.

They shall be exposed to medical technologies useful for radio-imaging in the diagnosis of various diseases of human.

The students shall be able to communicate and prepare patients ethically for various radio-imaging procedures, which shall be performed by them skilfully.

The course provides an insight into the conventional radiology as well as modern medical imaging equipment and techniques such as computed radiography, digital radiography, macro-radiography, picture archival communications system (PACS), computing, networking, image acquisition and workflow

Course Duration

3 Years

Course Type

Entry Level

Year 1 or Year 2


Student Intake

Once per Year​

Batch Size

25 Students

Course Curriculum

Year 1 (Foundation Course)

One Year foundation course for students who passed the matriculation exam. (10th grade)

  1. Human Biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physics
  4. English
  5.  Medical Terminology
  6. Fundamentals of Computer
  7. Behavioral and Social Science

Year 2

  1. Anatomy
  2. Physiology
  3. Radiation Physics
  4. Radiographic Positioning and Techniques- Part I
  5. Radiological Positioning and Techniques- Part I
  6. Behavioral and Social Science III
  1. Biochemistry
  2. Pathology
  3. Microbiology
  4. Digital imaging & image processing methods
  5. Radiographic Positioning and Techniques Part-II
  6. Radiological Positioning and Techniques Part –II
  7. Behavioral and Social Science IV

Year 3 (Diploma Level)

  1. Radiographic procedures and patient care
  2. Ultrasonography Techniques
  3. Radiation safety in Radiodiagnosis
  4. Radiographic special procedures and patient care – Part I
  5. Ultrasonography Techniques
  1. Introduction to Computerized Tomography (CT)
  2. Introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  3. Introduction to Interventional Radiology
  4. Introduction to Nuclear Medicine Technology
  5. Quality Control in Radiology
  6. Introduction to CT, MRI, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine
  7. Behavioral and Social Science V

Professional Scope for Medical Imaging Technologist

Medical imaging technologist plays an important role in today’s health care system.

  • Highly demand technologist for health care as radiologic technologists, ultrasound technologists, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technologists, Computerized tomographic scans (CAT Scan Technologist/ CT Scan Technologist).
  • Radiological technologist is critical member in general medical, surgical, orthopedic and pediatric hospitals, medical centers, urban, suburban, rural and private clinics.
  • Emergency Medicine Department and Trauma Unit for urgent health care facilities.
  • Technologist for mammography and bone densitometry.
  • Radiologic assistant.
  • Radiation therapy technologists.
  • Management of radiology department.
  • Academician in medical radio-imaging technology course.
  • Research Scientist in medical radio-imaging technology and related fields.

Resource Personnel for Health Sciences Technology Courses

  1. Professors, Associate Professors and Senior Lecturers (Medical Doctors) in Myanmar.

  2. Associate Professors and Assistant Professors of Manipal College of Health Professions (MCHP), MAHE, Manipal, India

Skill Training for Health Sciences Technology Courses

  1. SML Medical & Diagnostic Centre.

  2. Manipal College of Health Professions (MCHP), MAHE, Manipal, India

Learning / Teaching Methods

  1. Interactive lectures
  2. Small group discussions
  3. Problem- based Learning
  4. Team- based Learning
  5. Project -based Learning
  6. Demonstration and Practical sessions
  7. Skill Training

Facilities Provided

  1. SML Medical and Diagnostic Centre
  2. SML Advanced Medical Laboratory
  3. Radio Imaging Department of hospitals and medical centres
  4. Trauma Unit
  5. Radiation Therapy Unit
  6. Research centres

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