AECC University College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Radiographers are at the forefront of healthcare. 95% of the population will have interacted with a diagnostic radiographer who undertake medical imaging for diagnoses using specialised technical equipment such as x-ray, CT scanning, MRI scanning, Nuclear medicin and Ultrasound. 1 in 2 of the population will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime and of these up to a 1/3rd will receive radiotherapy which is a technical but empathetic profession using high energy x-rays to treat tumours. The purpose of the course is to produce radiographers who are self-aware, skilled, critical, analytical, reflective, evaluative, empathetic and independent learners who practically contribute to shaping the future health and wellbeing of individuals and society. Graduates will develop the ability to synthesise evidence from current practice and research to develop an in-depth critical knowledge and understanding of the diagnostic or therapeutic profession. They will be able to demonstrate a critical awareness of current issues within the provision of health and social care and will be capable of demonstrating leadership in both personal and professional development.
Year 1 - Professional Practice and Patient Care, Radiation Physics, Anatomy and Physiology for the Radiographer, Research Skills and Principles, Equipment of Radiotherapy, Oncology 1, Introduction to Radiobiology. Year 2 - Professional Practice and Wellbeing, Planning and Dosimetry, Radiographic Anatomy, Research Methods, Oncology 2, Healthcare Policy and Quality Management, Further Radiobiology. Year 3 - Professional Practice and Clinical Confidence, Advanced Planning and Dosimetry, Advances in Radiotherapy, Research Dissertation, Oncology 3.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||AECC University College|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
To meet the minimum English Language requirements of the programme, applicants will need to achieve an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each section.
|UCAS Tariff||112 - 120 points||from 3 A-levels (or equivalent)|
|A level||BBC - BBB||to include Biology/Human Biology|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||in a relevant subject such as; Applied Science/ Medical Science or Health and Social Care|
|Access to HE Diploma||Grades will need to total 120-112 UCAS points or above in a relevant subject such as; Science, Medicine, Human Science, Allied Health Professions.|
|Scottish Higher||BBBBBB||to include Biology/Human Biology|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 - 32 points||to include Biology at Higher level|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H3||to include Biology/Human Biology|
Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with no less than 5.5 in each section|
|TOEFL (iBT)||79||with minimum scores of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|