Taught course

Advanced Medical Imaging

Institution
University of Salford · School of Health Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Entrants must be appropriately qualified practitioners. Graduate healthcare professionals with a minimum degree classification of 2:1 may apply directly. We welcome applications from those with alternative qualifications and/or significant relevant clinical experience, subject to approval through a process of Accreditation of Prior [Experiential] Learning (AP[E]L) For the clinically related modules, you must have access to a relevant imaging caseload and the support of an appropriately qualified mentor. The University of Salford cannot undertake to find a clinical placement for you. For the clinically related modules, you must have access to a relevant imaging caseload and the support of an appropriately qualified mentor. The University of Salford cannot undertake to find a clinical placement for you.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

3 good reasons to study Advanced Medical Imaging at Salford:

  • Our ultrasound modules are fully accredited by the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE)
  • Experienced, enthusiastic and friendly staff committed to supporting you through your study
  • Access to our excellent onsite clinical facilities, including seven ultrasound machines, digital imaging suite and a 16 slice CT scanner.

Course Summary

This course aims to develop qualified health care professionals to meet the challenge of specialist, advanced and consultant practitioner status in the field of medical imaging within a rapidly evolving health service.

You can further your professional development by taking a PGC in skeletal reporting, CT head reporting, all aspects of Ultrasound, or Mammography. Alternatively you could take a single module in a specific area, including Barium swallow and VF, CTC, cardiac stress testing or HSG - please enquire for other areas. Qualified sonographers can add to their competencies by taking modules covering obstetrics, gynaecology, abdominal, vascular, breast and MSK ultrasound. Mammographers can expand into other areas of Breast Imaging and Intervention.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements 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

Fees 2014-15

Type of Study Fee Full-time PgDip £5,250 Full-time PgCert £2,625

Fees 2015-16

Type of Study Fee Full-time £7,500 Full-time PgDip £5,250 Full-time PgCert £2,625

NHS Funding

Many of our modules are funded for employees of NHS Trusts within the NW region by direct funding through the CPD-Apply system. If your Trust is part of the North West SLA agreement, you must first contact your CPD Lead to agree funding. You may then apply through the NHS CPD Apply system: www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk

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

MSc

part time
36 months

PGDip

part time
18-24 months

PGCert

part time
12-18 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
course-enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545
Fax
+44 (0)161 295 4646