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Diagnostic Imaging PGCert

University of Leeds

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    University of Leeds

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary


Our Diagnostic Imaging course is designed to match both the professional development needs of diagnostic imaging practitioners and the changing needs of patients in the modern healthcare system. It will develop you into a highly competent practitioner who can make a real contribution to healthcare services.

The multi-disciplinary course will appeal to a range of healthcare professionals including:

  • radiographers
  • mammographers
  • sonographers
  • midwives
  • medical doctors
  • nurses

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The course offers specialist clinical skills development underpinned by in-depth theoretical education in breast imaging and/or medical ultrasound. You’ll develop into a highly competent practitioner who can make a real contribution to healthcare services.

We have a highly successful record of educating breast imaging and medical ultrasound students at postgraduate level. You will benefit from being part of the School of Medicine, with its world-leading research and expertise. Study for the Postgraduate Certificate normally takes one year part time.


The PGCert Diagnostic Imaging offered by the University of Leeds was approved by the College for Radiographers for a period of five years, from June 2016 to June 2021 inclusive. The programme is also accredited by the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE).

Career opportunities

Graduates will use the postgraduate qualification to enable them to be emplyoed as a sonographer or breast imager in the UK or abroad.

Students having completed the PGDip may wish to undertake futher academic study in order to achieve an MSc.

The dedicated careers team at leeds is always available to offer detailed advice on your career opportunities and development and you will be assigned a personal tutor during your time studying with who will be able to provide specialist guidance to help you in your chosen career.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 8,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Leeds

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  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 30 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 181
    152 73%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%



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