What makes the Diagnostic Radiography BSc at Worcester special? This course is designed to educate you to become a practising Diagnostic Radiographer. Graduates of this course are taught to examine patients safely using X-Ray, CT scanning, Fluoroscopy, MRI, ultrasound and more. Successful completion of the course gives you eligibility to apply for registration with Health and Care Professions Council and membership of the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR). Throughout the course you’ll spend at least 1000 hours in clinical placements, working alongside experienced radiographers in real hospitals and NHS Trusts. The Diagnostic Radiography BSc is underpinned with a School-wide commitment to interprofessional learning that aims to develop skilled and compassionate practitioners who have the confidence to engage with and promote professional, social, and political change in health and social care. Key Features
- Throughout your 3 years of study with us you will spend 2 days a week, each week, gaining placement experience
- Funding - Allied health profession students will receive at least £5,000 a year in additional funding for maintenance and associated study costs. A Specialist Subject payment of £1000 may also be available
- We work in partnership with service users and carers to inform the design of the programme as well as involving them in aspects of delivery, enabling you to directly interact with, and learn from, service users and carers
- You will develop effective team working and communication skills through inter-professional learning, projects and placements. This will empower you to work within a multi-disciplinary team.
- Practice placements will be supported by a team of expert educators and our placement team.
- For almost three decades, the University of Worcester has been educating professionals to work in the health and social care sectors, from Nurses and Midwives to Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists, Paramedics to Physician Associates. Each year, hundreds of professionals graduate from Worcester and go on to make a significant contribution to society. The University’s new medical school welcomed its first cohort of students in September 2023. The Three Counties Medical School will help to address the pressing need for more doctors in this left-behind part of the Country.
- Worcester rose to become the number one English university (excluding specialist institutions) for sustained employment, further study, or both, three and five years after graduation in the 2022 Government-published Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey, having been in the top 10 in 2020 and 2021. 96% of our graduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2022).
- The University of Worcester has been ranked in the top 5 in the UK for Quality Education in the Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings every year since its inception in 2019. The University has also been ranked in the top 5 in the UK for Gender Equality in all years of the rankings and currently holds the number one spot (2023).
- Worcester is a leader in sustainability and has been awarded First Class Honours in the People and Planet Green League each and every year since 2009. In 2019, the University was named Sustainability Institution of the Year in the Green Gown Awards and was Highly Commended in the global awards at the UN.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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