This course is designed for practitioners who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in the interpretation of medical images, and is jointly validated by the College of Radiographers. It provides support for developing service requirements for reporting radiographers and other healthcare practitioners at consultant and advanced practitioner levels. The aims of the programme and learning outcomes of modules encompass the four pillars of advanced clinical practice as described by Health Education England, namely: management, leadership, education and research. The teaching team, which includes consultant radiologists and reporting radiographers (advanced practitioners/consultant radiographers), has specialist knowledge and research interests in the range of subject areas offered. The team has been commended for its use of research to inform learning and teaching, as well as for the degree of flexibility – meeting both student and stakeholder needs.
The course options primarily consist of clusters of modules offered at Postgraduate level with modules attracting 10 or 20 level 7 credit points, as outlined in the ‘Further Module Information’ section. Students are required to complete 60 level 7 credits to be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate, 120 for a Postgraduate Diploma and 180 for an MSc.
Your knowledge and skills will be informally assessed on an ongoing basis throughout the pathway through a range of methods and processes. You will have opportunity to receive formative feedback on your work at various points during the course through a variety of learning activities. Formal or summative assessment will take place throughout the pathway and are scheduled to meet University guidance and to enable appropriate feedback to be returned to students in between assessments. Assessment of knowledge and skills may include written essays/reports, reflective writing, case studies, oral/poster presentations or Objective Structured Examinations (OSE). All assessments focus on your ability to progress and integrate theory and practice.
Degree at 2.2 or above or Professional Diploma in Radiography or its equivalent in a relevant discipline. Applicants must be a registered practitioner with at least two years' professional practice and post- registration development. Two references, one from the applicant's potential Radiologist Mentor. A letter of support from the workplace. Applicants may also be required to attend an interview.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course