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MSc Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences – Advanced Medical Imaging
Course Leader: Naomi Brown
Start date: September 2022
Mode of delivery: blended learning
School: Health & Social Work
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.
The MSc Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences – Advanced Medical Imaging programme is endorsed by the College of Radiographers.
Who is it for?
The course is suitable for radiographers and health care professionals who want to specialise in this area and are interested in advancing their existing skills or acquiring new ones. It is designed to meet your needs whether you are in full or part-time employment.
You will need to be registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) (or equivalent professional registration).
The course is flexible and modular allowing you to create a programme of study to meet your personal development and career aspirations. To attain a Master’s award you need to complete 180 credits. There are also interim awards available:
Postgraduate certificate (PgC) (60 credits)
Postgraduate diploma (PgD) (120 credits)
The rate and pace of study are up to you. You have up to 6 years to complete your master’s course.
The Master’s degree consists of three elements to include: core, research and optional modules (optional modules may comprise additional core modules or interprofessional modules).
Order of modules
The modules can be studied in any order provided prerequisites are met for the module requirements
Research Project is normally the last module you study.
The programme commences in September 2022. The MRI and CT modules are not offered in the 2022/23 academic year. However, the programme can be commenced using the interprofessional modules such as the independent study modules where a bespoke course can be built. Alternatively, the leadership and management modules can be undertaken to build towards advanced practice.
£810.00 per 15 credits - unless a module is premium priced, costs can be found by visiting by visiting Fees and Finance Policy. Also, prices may differ for students that are assessed as EU Overseas/Overseas. Fees status will normally stay with the student for the remainder of their course.
You may be able to obtain a Post Graduate student loan, for which you must sign up for the whole MSc programme and not just individual modules or a Post Graduate Diploma, further details can be found by visiting here