Medical Imaging In Malaysia 2023 : Complete Guide For International Students


Study Medical Imaging Degree Course in Malaysia

The course study of Medical imaging in malaysia refers to the techniques and procedures used to create images of the entire or parts of the body for clinical needs which include medical processes trying to find out, diagnose or examine diseases or for medical examination which incorporates normal anatomy and physiology. 

Medical Imaging in Malaysia is also known as “RadioLogy” or “Clinical Imaging” and the medical practitioner who is responsible for explaining the images are the Radiologists. The Radiologists use techniques that non invasively bring out images of the internal part of the body

The duration to study Medical Imaging in Malaysia is 4 years long.

Generally the Entry requirement differs in every other University in Malaysia, however, the below requirement is a basic requirement which is considered mostly in all the University of Malaysia for a Degree in Medical Imaging.

Pass Matriculation/ Pre-University/ STPM programme or equivalent qualification with minimum GPA 2.33 in TWO (2) of the following subjects:

  • Biology, Physics/ Mathematics, Chemistry.
  • A-Level programme or equivalent qualification with minimum Grade D in TWO (2) of the following subjects:
  • Biology, Physics/ Mathematics, Chemistry.
  • Recognised Diploma with minimum CGPA of 2.75 in related field
  • Recognised Diploma with CGPA less than 2.75 in related field and a minimum of 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM): Min. score 12 for 3 subjects including Chemistry and Biology/Physics and 1 other subject
  • International Baccalaureate (I.B.): Min score 24 including Chemistry and Biology/Physics
  • Pass UEC with grade B in 5 subjects including Biology/ Physics and Chemistry & 3 other subjects
  • CPU/UNSW/New Zealand Bursary/American High School with Advance Placement (A.P.): 60% for 2 subjects including Chemistry and Biology/Physics
  • CIMP/Western Australia Curriculum Council/Higher School Cert Sydney Australia: 60% or CGPA 2.50 for 3 subjects including Mathematics and Chemistry and Biology/Physics


  • MUET: BAND 3
  • IELTS: 5.5
  • TOEFL: 550

The job prospects after completing degree program in Malaysia are as follows:

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Medical ultrasound
  • Companies related to Medical Imaging
  • Academic
  • Management


What is the best medical Imaging technology in Malaysia?

Top 4 Technologies in Medical Imaging

  1. Artificial Intelligence. There is no doubt that artificial intelligence (AI) has taken the radiology community by storm, and this year the focus is on how to make the technology work even better with radiologists. ...
  2. Augmented Reality. 
  3. Three-dimensional Printing. 
  4. Cinematic Rendering and Digital Twin Technology.

How important is medical imaging?

Medical imaging is absolutely necessary when tracking the progress of an ongoing illness. MRI's and CT scans allow the physician to monitor the effectiveness of treatment and adjust protocols as necessary. The detailed information generated by medical imaging provides patients with better, more comprehensive care.

What are the most common forms of medical imaging in Malaysia?

X-rays (radiographs) are the most common and widely available diagnostic imaging technique.

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