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Diagnostic Radiography with Integrated Foundation Year BSc

University of Plymouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

If you want to study Diagnostic Radiography but don't currently qualify for entry to year one of the undergraduate course, this course is designed for you. The foundation year builds confidence and develops practical, academic and study skills to provide a firm basis to progress and succeed on to either of the Diagnostic Radiography courses. Begin your journey towards a career in Radiography, a core diagnostic healthcare role, helping patients get the treatment they need.Successful completion of the integrated foundation year entitles you to progress to year 1 of the BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography or BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography with Foundation Ultrasonography. This course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and College of Radiographers (CoR), and once you have graduated you will be eligible to apply for HCPC registration as a diagnostic radiographer.- Offers an alternative entry route to Diagnostic Radiography for those whose academic potential has been adversely affected by educational and social factors.- The integrated foundation year is specifically designed to make the transition to a BSc as smooth as possible, with dedicated learning outcomes tailored to your profession. You will also have the opportunity to experience the assessment methods you will encounter in years one, two and three.- Prepare for patient-centered shared care by learning in an inter-disciplinary team alongside students from biomedical sciences, medicine and dental therapy and hygiene.- Delivers shared teaching with the BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science with Foundation Year to raise academic standards in science and facilitate collaborative learning.- Direct enrolment onto Year 1 of the standard BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography course without further assessment, subject to successful completion of Year 0.- Your learning will be supported by dedicated study skills sessions and academic tutors, helping you get the most from your studies.Successful completion of the integrated foundation year entitles you to progress to year 1 of the BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography or BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography with Foundation Ultrasonography. You need to achieve a mean of 60% across the 120 credits in order to progress and pass the suitability screening at the experience days.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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A minimum of 2 A levels to include at least one pass in a science subject from: Biology/Human Biology; Chemistry; Computing; Design and Technology; Electronics; Environmental Studies; Geography; Geology; Maths/Pure Maths/Further Maths; Life and Health Sciences; Physical Education; Physics; Psychology; Science (applied); Statistics.

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

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The English Language Centre offers courses to help develop academic English language skills – both before (pre-sessional courses) and during students’ studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 45

  • Entry standards

    / Max 181
    150 71%

    10th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    32nd

    5

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