Taught course

Bone Densitometry Reporting

University of Derby · College of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Entry requirements

Applicants will usually need:

  • A first degree or equivalent, such as a professional health care qualification and registration with a Professional Statutory and Regulatory Body with appropriate post registration experience
  • You must also be working as a physician, radiographer, technologist or nurse in a bone densitometry service with the support of the clinician with clinical responsibility of the service who will sign off the reflective portfolio
  • You must have completed appropriate IRMER training
  • You must have completed the NOS National Training Scheme for Bone Densitometry or the Postgraduate Certificate in Osteoporosis and Falls Management or have equivalent experience in an osteoporosis service that provides bone densitometry.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Studying this flexible Postgraduate Certificate in Bone Densitometry Reporting at Derby will:

  • Increase your knowledge in the fields of fracture prevention through osteoporosis diagnosis and management
  • Enable you to tailor your learning by choosing specific modules, so that you advance your knowledge in areas you’re passionate about
  • Provide you with in-depth knowledge of DXA scanning and reporting. This Postgraduate Certificate also incorporates the University Certificate Continuing Professional Development in DXA Reporting for Clinicians
  • Engage you with an experienced and enthusiastic teaching team who are health care professionals. They have worked in a range of roles within the management of fracture risk, and inject this experience to their teaching.

Information for international students

This course is not available for international students.

Fees and funding

UK students
£800, £900 or £1,000 per 20 credits
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    15 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1332 591167