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Clinical Radiology MSc/PGDip/PGCert

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Part time | University of Brighton | 4 years | SEP-23

Study mode

Part time


4 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Medical Radiology Medical Radiography

Course type


Course Summary

About this course

The clinical modules of this course allow in-depth coverage of key areas of knowledge. These include imaging physics and anatomy and a wide spectrum of disease processes with associated imaging features, all essential for professionals and trainees working in radiology today. The number of radiologists actively engaged in high-quality research remains small, despite the rapid advances being made in imaging technology and the professional modules allow development in the key domains of research, leadership and teaching.

Who is it for?

The course has been specifically designed in collaboration with the Health Education England Kent, Surrey and Sussex School of Radiology to provide advanced professional education for trainees in clinical radiology.

Key areas of study

  • Imaging physics and anatomy
  • Musculoskeletal and neurological imaging
  • Oncological imaging
  • Research methods and critical appraisal
  • Communication, learning and teaching in health and social care
  • Leadership and change management in clinical services

What are the benefits?

This course aims to produce high-quality clinical radiology consultants, capable of meeting the challenges of this dynamic and rapidly evolving specialty and equipped with a wide range of invaluable clinical and professional knowledge and skills.

Students can also exit with PGDip and PGCert awards.


Leading and Transforming Services (20 Credits)
Imaging Physics and Anatomy (20 Credits)
Communication, Learning and Teaching in Health and Social Care (20 Credits)
Dissertation (60 Credits)
Oncological Imaging (20 Credits)
Research Methods and Critical Appraisal (20 Credits)
Musculoskeletal and Neurological Imaging (20 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Students need to pay £9,500 for MSc full time entry, £6,168 for PGDip and £3,084 for PGCert. The same will also be applicable for Island students. Where courses are taken part-time over more than one academic year, fees are usually charged pro-rata for the modules taken during each academic year. The mentioned fee is for 2021/22 year entry. There might be a sight increase in 2023/24 year entry.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

This course is classed as a ‘closed’ programme, which is open only to Clinical Radiology trainees employed by an NHS trust within the region served by Health Education England South East. Applicants will usually have a medical degree plus a minimum of two years’ postgraduate experience. Students are normally expected to be in clinical practice throughout the course. Also open to EU applicants who are appointed to a post within Health Education England Kent, Surrey and Sussex (HEE KSS).