Taught course

Nuclear Medicine Imaging

University of Salford · College of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

Applicants are welcome from any graduate of a health care related course. Non-traditional entry is considered on an individual basis although previous experience of working in health care would be an advantage. For successful entry onto the course you should have a clinical placement for the duration of the PgDip course. You should normally posses an honours degree or a vocational award together with evidence of further learning. We welcome applications from students with alternative qualifications and/or significant relevant experience, subject to approval through a process of Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Months of entry


Course content

3 good reasons to study Nuclear Medicine Imaging at Salford:

  • Receive guidance and tuition from respected nuclear medicine professionals
  • Enjoy access to managed practical sessions in internationally renowned nuclear medicine facilities
  • Gain a qualification that's professionally accredited by the Society of Radiographers

Course Summary

As a healthcare professional, this course offers you a valuable multidisciplinary opportunity to participae in continuing professional development.

During your time with us, you'll tackle four compulsory modules address the fundamental aspects of nuclear medicine required for practice. You must have a UK-based clinical placement before commencing the course and spend a minimum of 3 days per week in clinical practice (excluding annual leave and weeks at the University). The Hybrid Imaging module allows you to focus your clinical experience in either SPECT-CT or PET-CT. It covers the theory of image acquisition and clinical applications of both modalities plus the evolving modality of PET-MR.

Information for international students

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Part-time £2,890 for year one

Full-time PgDip £5,780

Fees 2015-16

Part-time £2,950 for year one

Full-time PgDip £5,859

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 161 295 4545