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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Medical Radiography

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course, which is accredited by the Society and College of Radiographers, is aimed at those with a current qualification and registration as a diagnostic radiographer, therapeutic radiographer, or other health care professionals, with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration or equivalent. This radiography course has been designed to help you realise your full potential and succeed in becoming a truly expert practitioner. You will develop the skills needed to meet the ever-changing needs of this fast-developing sector, whilst ensuring that the patient remains core to everything you do.

You will become a ‘champion’ in your area and be seen as a role model of advanced practice and professional development within your field of practice and study, inspiring other colleagues who wish to advance their knowledge and skills. You will also gain a conceptual understanding of advances within radiography and radiotherapy and in doing so meet the needs of modern, effective and patient-centred clinical care, consistent with the highest public and peer expectations of advanced practice.

Health Care Professionals have never been better placed to extend their scope of practice. Imaging modalities such as MRI and CT are becoming more of a first line investigation in the treatment and management of patient conditions and thus they require Radiographers who are able to lead to service. The decrease in the number of radiologists coupled with the increase in demand for imaging services means there has never been a better time for radiographers to extend in to advanced practice with a qualification that is recognised internationally. Your experience at BCU will ensure that you can compete in the international radiographic arena as a creative problem solver and an enterprising advanced practitioner. The present workforce is more mobile and global than it has ever been; there are opportunities for diagnostic radiographers and therapeutic radiographers who have qualified in the United Kingdom to work in other countries and thus have a global outlook on clinical diagnosis and treatment.

Opportunity: Student Jobs on Campus ensures that our students are given a first opportunity to fill many part-time temporary positions within the University. This allows you to work while you study with us, fitting the job around your course commitments. By taking part in the scheme, you will gain valuable experiences and employability skills, enhancing your prospects in the job market. It will also allow you to become more involved in University life by delivering, leading and supporting many aspects of the learning experience, from administration to research and mentoring roles.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

3 years

Start date

JAN-20

Modules

This module aims to support you to develop independent learning and advanced scholarship which may be employed to support your continuing professional development. You will be studying the role that leadership plays within wider health contexts such as during periods of change and transformation of service delivery. You will develop academic skills that will allow you to interrogate evidence that supports aspects of your clinical practice which will allow you to act with confidence and autonomy within your own scope of responsibility.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Students will need to pay £790 per module.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should have completed a BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic/Therapeutic Radiography (minimum of 2.2) or equivalent qualification e.g. a Diploma of the College of Radiographers or a professional qualification related to your profession and be registered with the NMC or HCPC. You should be currently practising, and have at least two years’ post-qualification experience as a radiographer if you wish to undertake a reporting pathway.