Taught course

Advancing Practice in Medical Imaging - 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 clinical 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 Advancing Practice in Medical Imaging - Single Module at Salford:

  • This module extends your skills and knowledge in your subject area
  • Students who have completed this module have been pioneers in advancing radiography practice into new subject areas
  • Delivered by research active lecturers who are experts in their field.

Course Summary

You can take this course as a single module for continuing professional development or as part of PgCert/PgDip/MSc Advanced Medical Imaging.

Clinical learning outcomes, which will include proficiency based outcomes, will the negotiated between the student, the University-based tutor and the workplace mentor. These will be embedded in a Learning Agreement which will identify learning needs and the strategies to achieve them, and will cover an area of advanced practice such as:

  • Barium swallows
  • Videofluoroscopy
  • Arthrograms

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
3 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment70
Viva voce30

Course contact details

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