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Radiography: Breast Evaluation PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Radiography: Breast Evaluation PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Medical Radiography Diagnostic Imaging

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Breast cancer care, diagnosis and treatment exist in a changing professional environment that requires practitioners to continually update and review clinical practice. If you are a registered healthcare practitioner working in the field of breast evaluation, this course is relevant to you.

This interprofessional programme enables participants to gain competence in the multi-skilled practice of breast evaluation. Shared learning for different healthcare disciplines is facilitated through a range of modules provided by collaborative partners at the Jarvis National Breast Screening Training Centre, Guildford, and at the South West London National Breast Screening Training Centre at St George's. By developing your multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis, care and management of breast disease, this programme enables the enhancement of service provision to the client requesting or requiring breast evaluation.

Assessment: Case studies, research protocols, dissertation, essays, portfolios, practical assessment, OSCE, reflective logbook. You will also acheive PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

5 years

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module is designed around an attendance of one week to provide the foundation for understanding and relating all of the key processes involved in breast diagnosis. This is then followed by 6 months of learning in a professional environment within healthcare. The module is designed to provide the academic and clinical components to enable students to fulfil their role in reviewing current application and uses of ultrasound to detect and evaluate breast abnormalities and then to interpret and report on findings. It will facilitate the participants' decision making skills based on a broad appreciation of the equipment available and scanning techniques that underpin the diagnosis of breast abnormalities. The module also focuses on the necessary physical processes underlying safe ultrasound practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,480

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should be a registered clinician in a relevant healthcare field; At least two years' full-time clinical experience; Evidence of the academic potential needed to study at postgraduate level, either at a personal interview or through professional references and examples of previous academic work.

University information

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