Diagnostic Radiography (Top up) at University of Cumbria - UCAS

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Course summary

This programme allows qualified assistant practitioners working in the field of medical imaging to progress their existing qualification to a full BSc Honours Degree in Diagnostic Radiography. They will then be eligible to apply to the HCPC to enter their register as a Diagnostic Radiographer. It is intended for assistant practitioners who have already achieved a relevant foundation degree and have completed an AP radiographer bridging course. The applicant must be working in a medical imaging department with the full support of their employer to undertake this course. Course Overview Students will continue to work as an employee at their place of work while undertaking this programme, with time being allocated by their employer to allow them to meet necessary academic and clinical competencies. This includes a minimum of 20% 'off-the-job' training time to cover both university study time and clinical skills outside of the student's usual scope of practice. Modules

  • HMSD6011 - Applying Research to Enhance Professional Practice
  • HMSD6018 - Focussed Radiological Practice 1 (Theory)
  • HMSD6019 - Focussed Radiological Practice 2 (Work Based)
  • HMSD6020 - Image Evaluation
  • HMSD6022 - Applied Clinical Radiography
  • HMSD6024 - Preparation for Professional Practice - The radiographer in the wider context of healthcare

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Health and Care Professions Council
  • Radiographers, College of

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must have the support of a relevant employer to be able to engage with this programme.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Diagnostic Radiography (Top up) at University of Cumbria - UCAS