Taught course

Advanced Technique in Mammography Practice - Single module

University of Salford · College of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

Entrants must be appropriately qualified practitioners. Graduate healthcare professionals with a minimum degree classification of 2:1 may apply directly. Appropriately experienced applicants who do not meet the above requirements will be considered in line with the University's APL procedure. Evidence of access to a relevant imaging caseload and the support of a suitably trained clinical mentor. You must have the agreement of the service manager and clinical mentor to facilitate your access to this caseload. Supporting Information and Personal statement if you are applying through NHS North West CPD-Apply Supporting information: You should include details of your current post and role and previous study at level 6/ 7 Personal statement: Please outline the reasons why you wish to undertake this module.

Months of entry


Course content

3 good reasons to study Advanced Technique in Mammography Practice - Single module at Salford:

  • Supported by the Manchester Breast Screening Training Centre
  • Diagnostic quality digital mammography workstation in the University
  • Leads to College of Radiographers Postgraduate Award in Mammography Practice

Course Summary

This course aims to develop you to meet the challenge of working in both the symptomatic and NHS Breast Screening Programme. You will learn how to perform and critically evaluate advanced mammographic techniques and procedures. You will also develop critical decision making skills to further develop your role as an autonomous practitioner.

The Advanced Medical Imaging PGC comprising this module along with Fundamentals of Mammography Practice is approved and accredited by the College of Radiographers, and you will also gain the College of Radiographers Postgraduate Award in Mammography Practice.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English – IELTS – a minimum overall score of 6.5 in any component is required with no element below 6.

Fees and funding

Applying for postgraduate Health and Social Care single modules

All applications for post qualifying heath and social care modules are made directly to the University.

North West SHA-SLA funded applications

If your Trust is part of the North West SHA-SLA agreement, contact your CPD Lead to agree funding. You must then apply through the NHS CPD Apply system: www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk

Self funded applications

If you are self funding a programme of study or single module, please complete the appropriate application form and send directly to the University.

Qualification and course duration


part time
6 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination)50

Course contact details

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