British Columbia Institute of Technology

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Medical Radiography

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Faculty:School of Health Sciences
Field of Study:Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Length:24 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,126
Careers:Medical Radiation TechnologistsRadiotherapy TechnologistsUltrasound Technologists (Medical Sonographers)


Learn with the best instructors. BCIT's Medical Radiography faculty are known for their skills, expertise, and dedication to student learning. Pair that with our strength in hands-on education, and you get the highest quality of learning.

Our Medical Radiography program trains individuals in X-ray imaging. Students are trained in areas of computed tomography (CT), fluoroscopy, OR imaging, emergency/trauma, interventional procedures and mammography. It’s a dynamic, fast-paced career rooted in helping people from all walks of life, where no two patients’ needs are the same.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
English: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following: English Studies 12 (73%) or English First Peoples 12 (73%) or Other acceptable BC and Yukon courses or 3.0 credits of post-secondary English, humanities or social sciences (73%) from a recognized institution

Math: one of the following (or equivalent): Pre-Calculus 12 (73%) or Other acceptable BC and Yukon courses or MATH 0001 - Technical Mathematics (73%) or MATH 0120 - Math 12 Competency Test (73%) or 3.0 credits post-secondary math (linear algebra, pre-calculus, or calculus) at 100 level or higher (73%) from a recognized institution

Physics: one of the following (or equivalent): Physics 12 (73%) or PHYS 0312 - Technology Entry Physics 2 (73%) or PHYS 0120 - Physics 12 Challenge Exam (73%)
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Post-secondary education: all of the following:
    3.0 credits English literature or composition (67%)
    6.0 credits of human anatomy and physiology (67%)
    Human anatomy and physiology course content must include cytology and the structure and function of the following organ systems: digestive, cardiovascular, respiratory, nervous, renal/urinary, and reproductive.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 23, 2021