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MECH0047 Medical Imaging (Ionising and Non-Ionising)

MECH0047 Medical Imaging (Ionising and Non-Ionising)

FHEQ Level:
7 (Undergraduate Yr 4 / MSc)
Term:
Terms 1 and 2
UCL / ECTS Credits:
15 UCL / 7.5 ECTS
Previous Module Code:
MECHGB08 / MECHMB08
Prerequisites:
None

Taught By

Dr Gillian Munir (Module Coordinator):
Gillian Munir

MECHGB08 Medical Imaging (Ionising & Non-Ionising)

The formation of high quality images of internal structures or processes in the body is of fundamental importance for the accurate diagnosis and/or monitoring of disease. This module provides an introduction to the basic principles, techniques and applications of biomedical imaging.

The lectures cover the main imaging modalities in current clinical use, namely X-Ray imaging including computed tomography (CT), Nuclear medicine, Ultrasound imaging, Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and optical methods; as well as more recent developments in medical imaging research such as photoacoustic imaging and electrical impedance tomography.

For each method the following aspects are examined: the underlying physical principles, technology, techniques, image characteristics, image processing, clinical applications and economic and safety considerations.

Method of Instruction

This module is taught through:

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials

Assessment

This module is assessed entirely through an unseen written examination.

For more information about assessment please contact mecheng.pg-queries@ucl.ac.uk.

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