Taught course

Radiography: Medical Imaging

Institution
Kingston University · Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

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Entry requirements

  • Degree/diploma or equivalent in radiography.
  • At least two years' full-time clinical experience.
  • Evidence of the academic potential needed to study at postgraduate level, either at a personal interview or through professional references and examples of previous academic work.
  • You must also have mentoring support from appropriate personnel at your workplace for those modules with a clinical element.

Students who are undertaking modules that incorporate a clinical component conducted within a UK NHS trust need to be registered with UK Health and Care Professions Council.

Months of entry

January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December

Course content

Radiography exists in a changing professional environment and requires practitioners to continually update and review clinical practice.

This course is designed for diagnostic radiographers and provides a flexible framework to prepare you for advanced practice by studying topics relevant to your needs and those of your clinical departments. You can choose to study for a PgCert, PgDip or MSc award.

You may be granted credits for your previous academic and professional qualification through Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) scheme. An independent work-based learning module enables you to study around your individual CPD and workplace needs.

This course is delivered in partnership between Kingston University and St George's, University of London which means you will benefit from the expertise and facilities of both institutions. Many of the modules are also taught in partnership with NHS Trusts.

You'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities which include VERT, a treatment planning suite and a diagnostic radiography simulation suite comprising two X-ray tubes, X-ray table, erect bucky, mobile machine, image intensifier and four ultrasound machines. Imaging facilities include computed radiography and digital radiography.

Several teaching staff are research active and expert practitioners, which keeps your learning cutting-edge and provides a uniquely dynamic environment.

Information for international students

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirement, which is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 6.0. Make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we consider.

Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements could be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.

Applicants from a recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Student Services and Programmes Office: PPD Programmes (KH)
Email
pgradiog@sgul.kingston.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 8417 5498