BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging)
The BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) degree will provide you with the skills and knowledge to help diagnose illness by producing medical images. *This course is subject to validation, by the HCPC and SCoR.
Transform lives of patients through precise, safe and effective imaging and diagnostic care.
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 medicine and Ultrasound.
BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) course produces diagnostic 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. On completion of this course you will have the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team across the hospital, from A&E to Surgery, often working under pressure making decisions under time restraints.
This BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) course will enable you to learn how to work under pressure using advanced diagnostic equipment, and make critical decisions under significant time restraints whilst maintaining good communication and empathy skills.
*This course is subject to validation, by the HCPC and SCoR.
- Course title:
- BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging)
- UCAS Code:
- BSc (Hons)
- 3 years
- Study mode:
- Full time
- Typical offer:
- UCAS Tariff points 112-120
BSc (Hons), DR. MSc. MU - Head of School of Medical Ultrasound
Warren Foster is currently Head of AECC University College's School of Medical Ultrasound, a member of the Senior Management Group and program Lead for the MSc Ultrasound courses. With more than 15 years of Ultrasound experience across numerous specialities within the NHS, he is ideally placed to support your studies.
Whilst studying for BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) you will learn how to work under pressure using advanced diagnostic equipment, and make critical decisions under significant time restraints whilst maintaining good communication and empathy skills.
You will also benefit from the advantages of state of the art virtual simulators and our fully equipped clinical training suites. With on campus Ultrasound, MRI, X-ray and Fluoroscopy you can expected to be well prepared for your first clinical placements with AECC University College hospital partners in the NHS. Together with small group working, practical sessions and lectures you will be able to take advantage of working on placement at local providers seeing the real world working without the pressures of a busy NHS department.
On the completion of topics you will be supported through interactive quizzes and shown example assignments to focus your critical evaluation and knowledge retention.
Formal assessments take the form of practical exams undertaken in the clinical environment on placement, together with a competency record and placement logbook.
Academic understanding and knowledge is confirmed through written assignments and computer based short question exams.
Diagnostic Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging)
- Professional Practice and Patient Care
- Radiation Physics
- Anatomy and Physiology for the Radiographer
- Research Skills and Principles
- Equipment of Diagnostic Radiography
- Pathophysiology for Diagnostic Radiographers part 1
- Introduction to Radiobiology
- Professional Practice and Wellbeing
- Scientific principles of Medical Imaging part 1
- Radiographic Anatomy
- Research Methods
- Pathophysiology for Diagnostic Radiographers part 2
- Multidisciplinary Working
- Professional Practice and Clinical Confidence
- Advanced practice in Diagnostic Imaging
- Image Interpretation
- Scientific Principles of Medical Imaging part 2
How do I apply for 2020 entry?
Apply for BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) via UCAS. Please use institution code A65 and the course code B821
If you’re applying from the UK or Ireland
Essential for entry
Please note that applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above) to be considered for the programme.
BBB-BBC or above to include one of; Biology/Human Biology. General Studies will not be considered.
BTEC Extended Diploma
DMM or above in a relevant Extended Diploma for example; Applied Science, Medical Science or Health and Social Care.
Access to HE Diploma
A total of 112-120 UCAS points in a relevant Access to HE Diploma for example; Science, Medicine, Human Science, Allied Health Professions.
Overall grade of 30-32 points or higher to include either Biology at Higher Level.
Scottish Highers/Advanced Highers
BBBBB or above in 5 Higher/Advanced Higher subjects to include either Biology or Human Biology.
Irish Leaving Certificate
H3,H3,H3,H3,H3 from 5 subjects at Higher Level to include either Biology or Human Biology.
If you have undertaken a qualification that’s not listed, it may still be considered. Talk to Admissions by completing the form below or call us on 01202 436200 and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you have.
If you’re applying from outside of the UK
For those of you coming from outside the UK, take a look at our Radiography International Entry Requirements Page.
If you currently live outside the EEA (European Economic Area) you’ll need a tier-4 student visa to study here in the UK. The UKCISA (UK Council for International Student Affairs) provides country specific information on their website - check it out here.
For more information about our admissions policies and procedures, including our Admissions Complaints and Appeals Policy, please click here
UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man Students - £9,250.00 per annum
International students - £14,523.00 per annum
Please note: These fees are for the academic year. UK/EU fees are set by the UK Government. International fees may increase but will not increase by more than the UK Retail Price Index (RPI) + 1% at the time the fees are set.
Additional course costs
Your tuition fees will cover the cost of all mandatory elements of your course. There are additional course related costs are not included in the tuition fees. So you will need to budget for them when you plan your spending.
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