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.
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
To meet the minimum English Language requirements of the programme, applicants will need to achieve an overall IELTS score of 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each section.
Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
Additional entry requirements
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|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|