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PGCert Advanced Medical Imaging: Mammography Practice

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Fundamentals of Mammography Practice (FMP) and Advanced Techniques in Mammography Practice (ATMP) Modules form a 60 credit Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Medical Imaging.

You will:

  • be trained by multi-disciplinary educatiors in the mammography field
  • develop high level expertise in mammography technique
  • approach clinical practice in a way that is critically reflective and evidence based

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

Teaching is delivered via three blocks of attendance at the University of Salford, supported by independent learning. You are expected to develop skills in independent learning. Due to the highly specialist nature of this area of practice, we support you to develop a self-directed approach to your studies and develop the expertise within your clinical department.

Our team consists of a broad range of expert individuals and external professionals who hold honorary appointments with the University of Salford.

Additional support from expert clinical colleagues from supporting fields including; Pathologists, Oncologists, Breast Surgeons and Tissue Viability experts will provide you with a structured support mechanism throughout your training.

Assessment:

A clinical assessment will take place within the clinical placement centre that you are assigned to.

CAREER LINKS:

As a school, we work with over 100 health and social care organisations so our links with industry are very strong. These relationships will be of direct benefit to you because our academic team work in practice in some of these organisations at a senior level so are able to keep you at the forefront of developments in the sector which in turn help you provide a better service.

WHAT YOUNEED TO KNOW:

This programme starts in September and is part time over three semesters.

A clinical placement with access to a clinical caseload and the support of a clinical mentor will be required.

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University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

The University of Salford is a global institution, with over 3,000 international students from 150 countries studying at its historic campus near Manchester.
Salford is part of Greater Manchester: a friendly, diverse, affordable city region in the UK with many placement, internship and part-time work opportunities.
The University of Salford has awarded many scholarships over the last five years to support high-achieving international students from around the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 30 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 181
    144 69%

    13th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    18th

    5

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