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Medical Imaging (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Postgraduate Certificate

University of Bradford

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    University of Bradford

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-22

  • Duration

    5 years

Course summary

Overview

This part-time programme is designed to be studied over an eleven month period, commencing in early September and being completed in July of the following year. The programme consists of two 30 credit core modules.

The MRI theory module, delivered in the first semester, is designed to give students an understanding of the scientific principles behind magnetic resonance imaging and the knowledge to explore the relationship between technical parameters and anatomical and pathological appearances. This theoretical module may also be accessed by students who are not registered for the full MRI certificate course as an option within the MSc in Medical Imaging programme.

The second module, clinical MRI, is delivered in semester two and is designed to provide the student with a structured and monitored experiential learning opportunity in their workplace. It is designed to enable students to critically evaluate MRI protocols used in clinical practice with respect to the evidence base in order to inform service delivery and practice.

The programme sits within the MSc in Medical Imaging programme and the Faculty of Health Studies SSPRD framework, and upon successful completion of this MRI course students can continue their studies by registering for additional modules from the Medical Imaging or School module portfolio, to obtain a postgraduate Diploma or Master's Degree.

Learning and assessment

A 'block' attendance format is utilised in the delivery of the academic learning and this mode of delivery has proved to be popular with students who benefit academically from the concentrated period of time that can be devoted to their studies and learning with their peers. There are five blocks of academic learning and these are delivered in the first six months of the course.

Assessments include two exams and an assignment related to the Magnetic Resonance Imaging module syllabus, and a presentation and portfolio including clinical case studies for the Clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging module.

Career prospects

One of the University of Bradford's goals is to equip all our students with the attributes and capabilities to be confident and capable in their life beyond university.

Application deadline

30 June 2021

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University of Bradford

  • University League Table

    69th

  • Campus address

    University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, England

The University of Bradford is one of the most diverse, inclusive universities in the UK. It is proud of the warm welcome that international students receive.
Expert support staff are on hand to help international students from their first contact with the university, throughout their time in Bradford and beyond.
The campus is within a 10-minute walk of the city centre, with accommodation and all student facilities within the grounds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 30 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 181
    152 73%

    8th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.50 70%

    30th

    10

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