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Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Radiographic Reporting) MSc / PGDip / PGCert

Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Radiographic Reporting) MSc / PGDip / PGCert

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Study mode

Part time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Reporting (Journalism) Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine Nursing Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The programme has been specifically designed to meet the need for expert radiographers who undertake reporting for the NHS and independent heath organisations and is validated by the Society of Radiographers, incorporating their criteria for advanced practice. Lead by Professors Maryann Hardy and Beverly Snaith, the Programme will be taught by a range of local, national and international experts in the reporting field.

The two-year Postgraduate Diploma is for those wanting to advance their role further, developing leadership skills in their advance practice reporting role and more than one scope of reporting practice.

The MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner Radiographic Reporting programme is a three-year part-time programme which covers the four pillars of the advanced clinical practitioner in a reporting context, research development, knowledge transfer, leadership, and reporting skills designed to meet the challenges of service delivery and improve the quality of reporting, patient care and health outcomes. For experienced existing reporting radiographers who are developing in to this role, please contact us regarding applying for recognition of prior learning to build on your previous qualification.

You will become an autonomous practitioner who can work in advanced and specialist roles with high levels of accountability.


To enable the student to develop the theoretical knowledge base required to interpret specified medical images and to develop a comprehensive understanding of the factors to be considered in the construction of a clear and concise report.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Students will need to pay: 10 credits - £582; 20 credits - £1,164; 30 credits - £1,748; 40 credits - £2,328; Dissertation Module (if applicable)- £2,520.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Students will need to pay: 10 credits - £582; 20 credits - £1,164; 30 credits - £1,748; 40 credits - £2,328; Dissertation Module (if applicable)- £2,520.

Entry requirements

Students must: be in possession of an undergraduate Radiography degree; be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC); be working as a registered Diagnostic Radiographer in a UK Hospital; be in an area of employment that can offer necessary practical experience to facilitate work based learning; have a mentor in their work place that has the appropriate advanced practice skills.

University information

The University of Bradford is a progressive institution which aims to have a positive impact on society through embracing technology-oriented teaching methods and applied research. The university invests heavily in its facilities, and its city-centre campus is built with sustainability at the forefront of its design, such as using hemp-based building materials, edible gardens and even beehives on-site. Bradford has won several awards for its...more