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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 subject to validation, by the HCPC and SCoR.

Course overview

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.

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 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.

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Course details

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 equiped 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.

Unit breakdown


Entry Requirements

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

Apply via UCAS for 2020 entry 

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.

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

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Course Fees

2020/21 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 annual and may increase in line with inflation each year subject to the Governments review of Higher Education Funding.

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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Additional Costs

Fees and funding

Scholarships and Bursaries

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.