Singapore University of Social Sciences

Medical Imaging

Medical Imaging (BME358)


This course covers various aspects of imaging, medical image processing and visualisation. Topics include X-Ray, Magnetic Resonance, Functional Infrared Thermal imaging and Ultrasonic Imaging, as well as more specialised techniques for dynamic studies of specific body functions.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July


  • Introduction to Medical Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Ultrasound and Echocardiography
  • X-Ray Computed Tomography
  • Functional Thermal Imaging
  • Nuclear Medicine

Learning Outcome

  • Evaluate the different medical modalities available for clinical applications.
  • Demonstrate specific skills in MRI, ultrasound, echocardiography, x-ray, nuclear imaging.
  • Recommend suitable medical imaging techniques for the study of specific body functions.
  • Improve collection and analysis of data using key mathematical concepts, methods, theories and imaging techniques necessary to support the areas of biomedical imaging.
  • Select the appropriate imaging and visualization technique to help diagnose medical problems in the human body.
  • Contribute effectively to discussions and decisions about the use of and developments in medical imaging techniques.
  • Organize and compose a clear project report in a given format using appropriate technical language.
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