Diagnostic radiography is an allied health profession which uses cutting edge technology to produce diagnostic images in a clinical setting. After completing this programme, graduates are eligible to register with the HCPC and practise as a Diagnostic Radiographer.
You’ll learn to use a range of imaging techniques to assess injuries and illnesses. We’ll help you develop the skills and adaptability you need to deliver high quality patient-centred care in a range of settings. You’ll also learn about communication and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
You’ll study the core subjects of anatomy, physiology, pathology, physics and clinical imaging to enable you to apply them to clinical situations. You’ll be able to put theory into practice in our new radiography suite which simulates real clinical setting.
We use a blended learning approach with time divided between university teaching and clinical practice. Around 50% of the course is spent in clinical placement settings under the supervision of experienced diagnostic radiography mentors who support you.
Selection for this course is by interview. Please refer to our interview guide for further information.
In order to study this course, offer holders will need to complete a satisfactory DBS and Health Clearance check.
Please read the entry requirements for your country – and you’re welcome to contact our admissions team if you have questions.
We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants, although some entry requirements may still apply for Professionally Accredited Courses. We accept Access to Higher Education Diplomas and make offers on an individual basis.
If English is not your first language, you are required to provide a language test certificate as evidence of proficiency. This needs to be at Academic IELTS at 7.0 with no element below 6.5 in all sections of the test.
You must have a minimum of five subjects at GCSE grade 4/C (or equivalent), including English Language, Maths and Science.
Here's an example of the types of modules you'll study (the contents and structure of the course are reviewed occasionally, but it is unlikely that there will be significant change).
Module information is not available for this programme.
|Start date||Location||UCAS code||
|Sep 2023||Oxstalls, Gloucester||B821||£9,250||£15,450|
|Sep 2024||Oxstalls, Gloucester||B821||TBC||TBC|
International students can benefit from a range of scholarships and bursaries across many undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
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Graduates from this course can go on to work in:
We have a close working relationship with local healthcare providers (NHS and private) who support a range of healthcare placements.
We aim to support the development of a sustainable local workforce to meet the staffing needs of the health employers in Gloucestershire and beyond.
The course is developed in partnership with our local healthcare providers and is validated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Society of Radiographers (SoR).
Put theory into practice by using the on-site imaging suite. Alongside plain film imaging, you’ll also learn specialist imaging techniques such as interventional radiography, CT and MRI.
We’re a friendly university offering an educational experience with an intimate feel. Our class sizes are small so we can make sure your wellbeing is among our top priorities.
Your studies will include clinical placements in a variety of NHS and private settings – giving you a diverse experience to prepare for your future career as a Diagnostic Radiographer.