Diagnostic Radiography at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS

Course summary

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.


For a list of core and likely optional modules, please visit our website.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

This programme also requires GCSE passes in English, a Science and Mathematics at grade C or above.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course


Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14500 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

The fees above are for the 2023/24 academic year but may be subject to change following any announcements by the UK Government (approved by Parliament) regarding maximum Undergraduate tuition fee caps for 2023/24. In addition, the University reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time Undergraduate tuition fees mid-course, in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament. The University will publish information about any changes to tuition fees on its website. International Tuition Fees (including EU fees): Undergraduate tuition fees for International students are not subject to the Government’s regulations on maximum tuition fees. The University’s 2023/24 Overseas tuition fees for International students, and information about any mid-course increases, will be published on each course webpage. More details about International student fees and funding and any Scholarships which are available can be found on the following weblink which will be updated for 2023/24 entrants in due course: https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-here/fees-and-funding/international-student-fees-and-funding

Sponsorship 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.

Diagnostic Radiography at Canterbury Christ Church University - UCAS