Diagnostic radiography is the medical science of producing images of the human body, which can be used to make a diagnosis. We provide courses that can qualify you to work as a radiographer, or help you develop your career.
Diagnostic radiographers play an important role in the diagnosis and management of disease, and in the screening programmes for early detection of cancer.
All our lecturers are registered radiographers. The current team has over 100 years' experience of teaching radiography between them. Our courses benefit from our close links with the hospital departments where you carry out your placements. We also offer professional development for experienced diagnostic radiographers.
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Our health and social care courses place a strong emphasis on interprofessional learning. This means that you train alongside practitioners from other health professions. Find out more.
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This course has achieved 91% overall student satisfaction in the latest 2014 National Student Survey (NSS) results released this month.Become a qualified radiographer with access to a fully-equipped digital X-ray suite on campus and half your study time spent in a hospital environment. Your career prospects as a graduate radiographer are very good and most students secure their first post immediately after graduation with hospitals in the region.
UCAS code B821
Suitable for health professionals in the UK and worldwide who are unable to attend the University, this distance learning course allows you to gain advanced skills in the critical evaluation and analysis of radiological imaging and interventions. Your studies are led by a team of lecturers who are all registered and experienced allied health professionals with international experience.
Study ultrasound on a validated course with a long established tradition for excellence. You develop the ultrasound scanning skills required in a range of roles including allied health professionals, midwives, nurses, GPs and medics.
Enhance your career potential as a diagnostic radiographer by gaining an advanced level of expertise in image interpretation, as well as other key areas such as risk and liability.
Develop your health and social care management and leadership skills on this work-based course, which is designed to involve minimal university attendance. The skills and knowledge you gain improve your career potential while making a direct impact on your workplace.
If training or teaching is part of your role as a healthcare professional and you want to develop these skills, this course is designed for you. You learn how to design and develop high-quality learning packages that have an evidence-based approach. You can apply and test what you learn with observed teaching practice in your workplace and teaching small groups of students at the University.
Study for a professional doctorate designed to develop your ability to work at the highest academic level in an applied professional context. Equivalent to a PhD, the goal of your doctorate is to develop your practice as an experienced professional in health, social care, biomedical science or sport and exercise science.
Prepare for more senior health and social care roles on this professionally focused course. You are encouraged to put into practice what you learn by implementing new policies or changes in your workplace. You then reflect on what you’ve done and discuss with lecturers and other managers on the course, gaining insights based on theory and practice.
Study on a flexible course designed to meet your professional development needs and career aspirations. You choose the topics or modules that suit your individual requirements, helping you to progress to more advanced roles, while studying at a pace that suits you.
We have a fully equipped x-ray suite located at Robert Winston building which replicates the settings in which you learn and work.
We have a fully equipped ultrasound suite located at Robert Winston building which replicates the settings in which you learn and work.
Together in the real world of health and social care
Our health and social care courses place a strong emphasis on interprofessional learning. This means that you train alongside practitioners from other health professions. So, depending on your course you could spend time working alongside
This gives you a fresh perspective on situations. And it also prepares you for the real world. Collaboration between health professionals is increasing as organisations try to provide a more integrated and effective service. At Sheffield Hallam we understand that by working together we can we give the best possible care.
Visit the Department of Allied Health Professions website to view profiles of the staff who teach in this subject area.