Taught course

Advanced Medical Imaging

University of Hertfordshire · School of Health and Social Work

Entry requirements

You will need to be registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) (or equivalent professional registration).

The normal entry requirements for the programme are:

  • An honours degree in Radiography and normally be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council or have acceptable qualifications in a related health profession.
  • Candidates will normally have some relevant clinical practice experience subsequent to qualification.
  • Where appropriate, candidates require employment in, or access to an appropriate clinical site whilst enrolled on the programme. Students are responsible for securing an appropriate clinical placement.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc Medical Imaging and Radiation Science - Advanced Medical Imaging programme is designed to enable radiographers develop their knowledge and understanding within the field of diagnostic radiography. You will demonstrate development of your critical evaluative and problem-solving skills within radiography and in particular specialised areas of practice such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computerised Tomography. The course enhances your current knowledge and understanding and gives you opportunities to challenge and critically evaluate your professional practice.

Additionally, this programme aims to enable students to:

  • Critically analyse and evaluate the evidence base and current developments in practice and to propose new explanations and apply these where appropriate.
  • Demonstrate initiative, originality, leadership and self-reflection in decision making and to propose new explanations and apply these where appropriate.
  • Demonstrate a patient centred approach to radiographic practice that values everyone enhancing the quality of the patient experience and improving patient outcomes.

Professional Accreditations

The MSc Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences – Advanced Medical Imaging programme is endorsed by the College of Radiographers.

Fees and funding

  • The masters course is modular and the fees are payable per module. Some modules are subject to non-standard fees (e.g. ultrasound clinical modules).
  • You retain the fee package which you commenced on when you joined the part-time master’s course (as long as you do not have a break in study). If you first studied a module as an“independent” student (see section on application) this may mean your fees will increase from your first module.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Louise Smith