BSc(Hons) Diagnostic Radiography is accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), so you can apply to register with them when you graduate. This course is accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), which means you can apply to register with them when you graduate. You’ll learn in industry-standard facilities where you’ll observe and practise diagnostic procedures. Get to grips with operating highly specialised equipment such as the Shaderware virtual reality x-ray laboratory. Study the science that underpins effective diagnosis. Develop strong inter-professional and interpersonal skills. The course has a strong practical focus, incorporating evidence-based learning, simulations and placements throughout. You’ll engage with patients, clinical radiographers and other healthcare professionals on placements, in class and online. UWE Bristol students have won prizes for presenting at the Society of Radiographers’ conferences, and others have published work in professional journals. You’ll spend about half the course on clinical work placements in the NHS and private healthcare organisations. There’s also the chance to develop and apply your skills working abroad. Diagnostic radiographers are in demand, with exciting career opportunities for graduates in the NHS and private radiography departments in the UK and worldwide. You can also develop a specialism by studying a master’s in a field such as ultrasound, nuclear medicine or radiotherapy.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Health and Care Professions Council
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
Subjects that meet the Science requirement for this course: Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology. Applicants with other Science subjects (namely PE, Geography, Geology) that have a strong academic profile will be considered on an individual basis. We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application. However, you still need to meet the GCSE English, Maths and Science requirements, and should have evidence of recent study in a science/health-related subject area recognised as equivalent academic level by the University.
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 does not apply and all convictions, including those which are spent, must be disclosed. This is in accordance with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. If you are offered a place, you must undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form. All information will be treated in confidence and only taken into account when absolutely necessary.
You must be in good health and up-to-date with all routine immunisations that are required for working in health and social care settings. If you are offered a place on this course, you will be required to complete a questionnaire and must be prepared to undergo a medical examination. You will also be required to confirm your status in respect of a number of infectious diseases (tuberculosis, measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox, varicella, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV antibodies) and be prepared to have all required vaccinations. Please note that the list of required vaccinations may change, in response to advice from the Department of Health. If your vaccinations are not up-to-date, this will affect your ability to continue on your course. If you have any concerns with regards to vaccinations please raise this at the point of application.
If shortlisted, you will be invited to a selection event where you will be required to complete a 30 minute written task relating to the skills and attributes required for the profession. You will also have an individual interview which will last approximately 15 minutes. The interview panel will consist of representatives from academic/clinical staff and service users. If you score well on both elements, you will be offered a place.
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Fees and funding
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