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Radiography (Computed Tomography) MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Radiography (Computed Tomography) MSc/PGDip/PGCert

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Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Diagnostic Imaging Medical Radiography

Course type


Course Summary

Key information

You will combine the latest research and theory with your own professional experience on this master’s programme for practising radiographers. You will learn with expert practitioners and researchers who are leaders in their fields and contribute to knowledge that will improve the understanding and practice of radiography.

Accredited by the Society and College of Radiographers.

Who is this course for?

If you are a qualified radiographer working in or rotating through Computed Tomography and want to advance your clinical practice, this programme is ideal.

You will gain the advanced technical and professional knowledge you need to take your career forward to advanced practitioner level.

Teaching and assessment

The programme is organised on a part-time basis so you can build your studies around your current employment.

Depending on the modules you take, the taught elements of your studies could be on a one day per week basis or in short blocks of three to four days.

You will be able to access distance learning modules flexibly.

You will learn through a mix of methods, including:

  • formal lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • demonstrations/workshops
  • work based learning
  • self-directed study.


This master’s degree will prepare you for the professional role of advanced practitioner, taking on a higher level of clinical responsibility and management of patients.

As your career progresses, you could consider specialising either in a particular area of radiography or working with a particular group of patients, such as stroke survivors or children.

You might also want to explore further academic study and research, progressing to PhD level and teaching.


This module will allow you to develop a critical understanding of complex techniques and instrumentation involved in image acquisition, the potential hazards involved in a CT examination, how to safely operate the equipment and how to successfully optimise imaging parameters.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold a BSc (Hons) degree (2:2 or above) in Radiography or an equivalent discipline from a UK institution. Appropriate professional qualifications e.g. Diploma of the College of Radiographers. International qualifications in Radiography will have to be reviewed by our international team - they may only be acceptable if equivalent to a level 6 UK degree (BSc degree). Both originals and certified translations will have to be submitted to our programme team, before your application can be considered. Non-standard entrants will be considered on a case-by-case basis, subject to availability of places on the programme (early application is recommended). Interviews might be arranged for these candidates, if the programme team feels necessary.

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK institution, offering an innovative programme of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses which uphold the university’s commitment to enhance people’s lives through education. City is a research-driven university and has around 21,000 enrolled students, of which 45% are studying postgraduate qualifications. The university community is a diverse and international population home to students from...more