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Diagnostic Radiography BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

With its outstanding reputation for teaching quality, student satisfaction and employment success, this course is your route to a rewarding career in diagnostic radiography. It equips you with all the skills, practical experience and technical know-how you need to become a confident and highly skilled professional.**Why choose this course?**Radiography is an exciting, challenging and rewarding career with opportunities to work inter-professionally with a range of clinical teams. You’ll be making a difference to people’s lives and helping to deliver excellent patient care with your expert knowledge and skills. **Is this course for you?**This course is for people who want to become a diagnostic radiographer, working in a variety of healthcare settings. Radiographers carry out X-rays, CT scans, MRI and ultrasound, plus a range of other imaging modalities to help diagnose and treat patients. **How you will learn**Our state-of-the-art facilities include a purpose-built diagnostic imaging suite with the latest x-ray, radiography, ultrasound, and bone densitometry systems. Plus, you’ll also make use of our immersive suite also offers a simulated environment to practise your skills in a realistic setting. You’ll be taught by an expert teaching team, all of which are qualified radiographers and registered with the HCPC, and many of which are also engaged in doctoral-level research. **Opportunities and experiences**Clinical placements are an integral part of your study. You will be allocated to a placement centring on one of the East Midlands cities, with the length of time spent on placement increasing in each phase of the programme. Approximately half of your time is spent on clinical placement in different settings to give you insights into the varying workloads, practices, and roles you will encounter in radiography**Professionally accredited**Prepare for your career on a course approved by the Health and Care Professions Council, so you can apply to register with them as a diagnostic radiographer on graduation, as long as you meet the HCPC’s requirements.**Careers and employability**When you graduate, you’ll be able to apply for registration with the UK Health and Care Professions Council as a diagnostic radiographer, as long as you meet the HCPC’s requirements, fully prepared to work in the rapidly expanding field of medical imaging. Many graduates go on to secure jobs at their placement hospitals, while others secure roles in a variety of healthcare settings. You’ll also develop leadership capabilities on this course, to prepare you for more senior roles as your career progresses.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

At least a grade B in either Biology, Physics or Chemistry A Level (or equivalent qualification).

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 30 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 181
    149 71%

    11th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.60 92%

    2nd

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