Imaging for Diagnosis and Nuclear Medicine

Training of practical orientation in obtaining graphic, morphological or functional records of the human body, for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes, using diagnostic imaging equipment and nuclear medicine.

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  • UAB Foundation Vocational Training Centre
  • UAB Campus, Bellaterra
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Places: 30 (minimum 22)
  • Price: Full programme price:

    First year:

    Second year:

    Reservation of place: 500€, to be deducted from the registration fee

    The tuition includes: Insurances, text books, complementary programmed activities, coordination of work placement and free subscription to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus, taxes.

  • Language: Catalan, English
  • Academic calendar: (available soon)


  • Timetables: Monday to Friday from 8am to 2.30pm.

    (available soon)


  • Modality: Classroom-based


Starting in 2025-2026

The Higher Vocational Training in Imaging for Diagnosis and Nuclear Medicine of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona aims to train professionals to work in a hospital, master diagnostic techniques and help doctors to diagnose any health incident.

Students will learn to obtain graphic, morphological or functional records of the human body, for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes, from the medical prescription using diagnostic imaging and nuclear medicine equipment, and assisting the patient during their stay in the unit, applying radioprotection and quality assurance protocols, as well as those established in the healthcare unit.

At the Vocational Training Centre the study plan includes:

  • Tuition in English in some modules through activities reflecting real situations in this sector.
  • Work with several software tools to improve the profile and technical skills of the students.

Practical training opportunities in companies specialising in exports opens the door to a future with great possibilities for students in this programme.

Career options

Career opportunities:

  • Advanced diagnostic imaging technician
  • Technician specialising in radiodiagnosis
  • Technician specialising in nuclear medicine
  • Technical personnel in medical radio-electrology equipment
  • Radiological protection technical staff
  • Research and experimentation radiology technical staff
  • Commercial delegate for hospital and pharmaceutical products

Student profile

The professional training centre aims to train students in becoming multi-skilled and able to work in teams, and to be autonomous and show initiative. Typical applicants will have:

  • Interest in learning foreign languages
  • Ability for communication and negotiation
  • Ability for planning and organising
  • Ability to adapt, solve problems and manage change
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability for objective-based tasks and initiative
  • Ability to use new technology

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