Radiographers maintain a crucial role in frontline healthcare where rapid injury or disease diagnosis puts the patient at the heart of care. This is a challenging and innovative course that provides you with opportunities to lead, manage and develop entrepreneurial and strategic skills within a range of settings. The role of a diagnostic radiographer involves interacting with patients and making them feel relaxed and empowered with their health decisions, while conducting complex technical clinical procedures. Our course ensures you become a proactive, competent, confident and responsible practitioner with the vital skills needed to enter this exciting and rewarding career. We have developed modules in preliminary clinical evaluation in each year, key to underpin advanced practice on qualification. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to register as a diagnostic radiographer with the HCPC. Professional accreditation Upon successful completion of our BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography degree, you will be eligible to apply for registration with Health and Care Professions Council as a diagnostic radiographer. You will have gained qualifications that meet the Governments criteria for “fitness to practice” along with a unique set of transferable skills enabling you to work in a rewarding and progressive career both within the UK and abroad. Specialist facilities As a healthcare student, you will have access to our specialist, industry-relevant, simulation facilities. These simulation suites allow you to practise hands-on skills in a fully-equipped, realistic hospital environment. Our cutting-edge clinical-grade radiography simulation equipment has a dedicated radiography room and mobile machine allowing simulated learning in a realistic purpose-built environment. Location This course is run at our Canterbury Campus in Kent. Canterbury is just 50 miles south-east of London and less than an hour by high-speed train from St Pancras. Located on a UNESCO World Heritage Site the campus offers state-of-the-art buildings, right in the centre of a vibrant and world-famous cathedral city. You’ll benefit from a campus with excellent learning and teaching resources, music venues, a superb sports centre, a well-stocked bookshop and plenty of coffee bars and places to eat. A short walk away is Augustine House our award-winning library and home to a vast range of learning resources and student support teams.
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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
This programme also requires GCSE passes in English, a Science and Mathematics at grade C or above.
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
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Additional fee information
Recognising the vital importance of NHS recruitment, the government has decided to provide extra financial help in the form of a grant of at least £5,000 per year. Students studying Diagnostic Radiography course will also receive an additional £1,000 per year from the government. Additional funding will also be available for childcare. You do not have to pay this money back in future.