Students in high school level who are studying the field of Biology are enjoined to apply for a 12- week online course in Biomedical Imaging. Biology and Science subject at University of Queensland, Australia is opening another opportunity to study and enrich knowledge via web learning. This is for free for the qualified applicants in an advanced high school sections, first tertiary year of applied mathematics or computer science.
The host university which is the University of Queensland is Australia’s world class institution when it comes to teaching and research. The university is one of the top 50 universities ranked by the QS University Rankings. This is proven by Australian excellence award harvested by the university making it as one of the best performing universities in Australia. It has garnered numerous recognitions in excellence teaching and research that meet world standard. This effort of distance learning education is another proof of the supremacy of the university in education services.
The distance learning education is in line with the university’s aim of equipping the general public with skills for professional growth in health, engineering and IT industries. The online course in Biology imaging will run for 12 weeks with an effort of 2-3 hours pw. The sessions will be self-paced, meaning that you work on the course at your own speed and how you interact with the materials. The subject will be taught in English using advanced modules and interactive sessions and forums. The online materials of course are manned by edX and absolutely free. Certificates after the course will be available for $99. This will help the learner improve resume in applying for a job.
Learning Outcomes include the following:
Why there is a need for different imaging modalities
The basic principles of each modality and the terminology used
The patient experience and why things happen during the imaging procedure
How to select the most suitable modality for a given clinical case
How to provide basic advice on imaging modalities to your peers
Additionally, in the ‘advanced’ sections in the course you’ll learn:
How an image is reconstructed/visualized OR
The principles of image post-processing
In modern world, imaging technologies are essential as one of the components of the health budgets especially in developed countries. People usually have MRI’s, X-Rays and CT scans in maintaining a healthy life. The University of Queensland understands that these imaging technologies are often misunderstood. The online course will provide an introduction to modern imaging modalities and biomedical imaging. Basic scientific principles, key applications and other neurological diseases to cancers will be taught. The students will be working and studying with the top notched instructors and professors at the university.
Please follow the instructions in joining the online course.
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type in their email address and edX password. This will take them to the dashboard, with access to each of their active courses. (Before a course begins, it will be listed on their dashboard but will not yet have a “view course” option.)