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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 accredited by the HCPC and subject to SCoR approval.

Course overview

Transform the lives of your patients and work at the cutting edge of healthcare

An incredible 95% of people will interact with a diagnostic radiographer at some point in their lives. Diagnostic radiographers are highly skilled practitioners who carry out medical imaging for diagnoses using specialised technical equipment such as X-ray, CT scanning, MRI scanning, Nuclear medicine and Ultrasound.

Our BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) course provides you with all the training and knowledge you need to become a fully qualified practitioner and you’ll learn a variety of skills that will enable you to shape the future health and wellbeing of both individuals and society. You’ll be taught how to work under pressure and to make decisions under significant time restraints.

This course will teach you to think critically and analytically and will encourage you to become selfaware, reflective and empathetic.

Once you’ve completed the course you’ll have the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team across the hospital, from A&E to surgery, and will be fully equipped to embark on a challenging and rewarding career in radiography.

*This course is accredited by the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) for eligibility to apply for registration and is subject to approval by the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR).

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Key Information

Course title:
BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging)
UCAS Code:
B821
Qualification:
BSc (Hons)
Duration:
3 years
Study mode:
Full time
Typical offer:
UCAS Tariff points 112-120
AECC University College

Course leader

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Warren Foster

BSc (Hons), DR. MSc. MU - Head of School of Radiology

Warren Foster is currently Head of AECC University College's School of Radiology, 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.

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Course details

During the BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) course 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.

Assessment

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.

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Entry Requirements

How do I apply for 2021 entry?

You can apply through the UCAS system. Use institution code A65 and the course code B821

Apply via UCAS for 2021

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.

A-levels

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. 

International Baccalaureate

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.

Please note that an NHS placement is required as part of this course. The NHS only makes placements available to Home/EU students and therefore this course is not available to non-EU students.

For more information about our admissions policies and procedures, including our Admissions Complaints and Appeals Policy, please click here

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Course Fees

2021/22 Fees

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.  

For further fees guidance for all students at AECC University College whether full time or part time please refer to our Tuition fees policy.

 

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Student finance resources

Note: For students to be eligible for funding from Student Finance England, they must be studying on an eligible course at a provider registered with the Office for Students (OfS). AECC University College is registered with the OfS. You can view the register here and search for our AECC University College.


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