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BSc (Hons)Diagnostic Radiography

Birmingham City University
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Diagnostic radiographers provide an essential service, producing high-quality images of organs, limbs and other body parts to help diagnose a range of diseases. You will work with patients of all ages, assisting the healthcare team to determine the appropriate treatment and care.

Covering a wide variety of techniques, from plain radiography to computed tomography, our course will equip you to work both in the UK and abroad, in a multitude of roles.

Our accreditation from the Society of Radiographers (SoR) ensures our course remains fresh and relevant, and you will also have the eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Programme structure

Radiography is a complex mix of technology, compassion and professionalism. This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of, radiographic technology, professional practice and the psychosocial issues surrounding healthcare. Once developed, these skills will enable you to use specialist technology to produce diagnostic images of patients, as well as supporting the medical teams during the subsequent treatments.

We place a strong emphasis on clinical experience, which we offer via placements. These are your chance to be a part of the working world of health and social care as it really is: your first taste of your career.

Placements help you with your confidence, by putting theory from the classroom into practice. We make sure you get a quality experience and that you are fully supported by a workplace mentor and clinical liaison on hand throughout your placement. In addition you are regularly supported by your personal tutor from the university.

Your time spent at the university involves accessing learning opportunities that support your knowledge of radiographic practice. You will be accessing a wide range of teaching session including lectures, seminars, and small group workshops and electronic resources. You will work closely with other students in your group and will collaborate with students from other year groups and other courses.

In your final year you will produce a research proposal for research into an area of your own interest.

Career opportunities

You‘ll be able to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)to work as a qualified Diagnostic Radiographer. Upon qualification you will be able to use X-rays to help diagnose a range of injuries and diseases, plus develop knowledge and skills in other imaging methods such as CT and MRI scanning. You can, once registered, practice in the UK and overseas.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States