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Diagnostic Imaging (Diagnostic Radiography) PGCert

Diagnostic Imaging (Diagnostic Radiography) PGCert

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Study mode

Part time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Medical Radiography Diagnostic Imaging

Course type


Course Summary


The first of our available qualifications in Diagnostic Radiography at postgraduate level, our PGCert Diagnostic Imaging (Diagnostic Radiography) introduces core scientific principles and practical skills for development within this specialty.

Our expert team will build on your undergraduate studies, providing you with a more advanced knowledge base and skillset to excel as a practising Radiographer.


College of Radiography accredited.

Learning and teaching

On this course you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers through to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus.


The assessment methods have been carefully chosen to develop the skills that imaging students will utilise in specialist and/or advanced clinical practice in Radiography.

These will include; written unseen or open book exams, practical reports, case reports, presentations and essays.

The assessment of competence to practice is via an observed clinical session, performance audit or by portfolio, depending on the module.

Career opportunities

The course at Leeds is designed to provide the skills and understanding needed for career progression within the professional structure. The valuable transferable skills and subject specific expertise you’ll gain will apply directly to your day to day life as a practising Radiographer, and our experienced team is on hand to provide bespoke guidance to help you realise your personal development objectives through the course.


The module aims to enable the practitioner to critically examine and develop their practice in relation to local and profession specific standards of diagnostic imaging.

Tuition fees

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Course fees for UK students

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

Students must have: Normally a BSc (Hons.) in Diagnostic Radiography (at least 2:1); Have secured a suitable clinical placement (where appropriate) and: Employment with, or secondment to, a diagnostic imaging department or with access to diagnostic imaging facilities, approved by the University of Leeds; Identification of 2 suitable clinical mentors within this department; Employer’s agreement to undertake the course and provide adequate time and facilities to meet the learning outcomes of the programme; Satisfactory references and attendance at an admissions event; Advanced standing.