Taught course


Cardiff University · School of Healthcare Science

Entry requirements

The course is suitable for qualified diagnostic/therapeutic radiographers with usually at least two years’ clinical experience. Students admitted to the course should be in possession of: Either a Radiography degree or a UK diploma in radiography (or equivalent) Preferably a minimum of 2 years post-registration experience with evidence of CPD Students wishing to undertake reporting modules must be meet the entry requirements for those modules.

Months of entry


Course content

Course Aims

The programme aims to increase students evaluative, critical thinking and problem-solving skills and to increase their practical and theoretical knowledge of radiography so that they can apply these skills in the further advancement of their profession.

Special Features

The distinctive features of the course include:

  • The opportunity for students to learn in a School that is well respected within the radiography profession
  • The involvement of research-active and clinical staff in Programme design and delivery
  • The emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment
  • The emphasis on acquisition of high quality clinical reasoning skills and the development of innovative ideas
  • Flexibility of delivery, permitting graduates to pursue professional careers in radiography whilst studying part-time, or to take a career break and complete on a full time basis
  • The opportunity for students to work with experts in imaging, radiotherapy and oncology and other health related disciplines

Additional free-standing non-profession-specific modules are available to complement the profession-specific modules. Students will have access to an imaging suite with computed radiography system and PACS.

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Information for international students

Non-native speakers of the English language must satisfy the Minimum University requirements (e.g. 6.5 IELTS).

Qualification and course duration


full time
18 months
part time
48 months


full time
9 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Karen Eckloff
+44 (0)29 2068 7538