A degree or diploma in Diagnostic Radiography or Therapeutic Radiography with HCPC registration, or equivalent.
Current employment in a clinical environment offering mammography experience.
Months of entry
This part-time course is for radiographers who are currently working in a clinical environment within mammography services and who want to develop advanced level clinical skills and critical and reflective thinking in practice. A postgraduate qualification in mammography is essential for radiographers working within the National Breast Screening Programmes.
This modular, practice-based course will enable you to follow a pathway within mammography leading to advancement in specialist clinical skills. The course is run in partnership with the Scottish Academy of Breast Imaging based at the West of Scotland Breast Screening Centre in Glasgow.
If you are a radiographer working in breast imaging this course will give you the skills you need to become a safe and competent breast imaging specialist. The course puts great importance on the link between theory and practical skills, with the practice-based learning element structured to promote the development of advanced-level clinical skills and critical and reflective thinking in clinical practice. These skills will strengthen your ability to work as part of the multidisciplinary team. Cutting-edge issues of theory and research in mammography will be critically examined to enable you to focus, extend, develop and strengthen skills in mammography to a level of advanced professional competence.
There is a work-based learning element, which is structured to promote the development of advanced-level operational skills and critical and reflective thinking in practice.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time36-84 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- 0131 474 0000