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Year of Entry 2019/20
BSc (Honours)

Diagnostic Radiography

Course full
Full-time Diagnostic radiography

Become a valued member of the health care profession, able to deliver high quality patient-centred care.


This course is now full for 2019

Sorry, there are no places left on this course starting in 2019.

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Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year
International: £15,250 per year
How long will I study? 3 Years
Where will I study? Collegiate Campus
What are the entry requirements? 128 UCAS points through Clearing
What is the UCAS code? B821
When do I start? September 2019

Student satisfaction

This course scored 93% for overall satisfaction in the 2018 National Student Survey.

Course summary

  • Gain the knowledge and skills you need to image the musculoskeletal and soft tissue systems of the body.
  • Enter the profession ready to use and contribute to research and evidence.
  • Study a course accredited by the Society and College of Radiographers (ScoR) and the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Diagnostic radiographers use the latest imaging technologies and techniques to produce images of the body to diagnose diseases. On this course, you’ll work and collaborate with a range of healthcare professionals, and gain the skills and registration you need to enter this rewarding area of healthcare. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to register as a diagnostic radiographer with the HCPC.


Student View

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How you learn

Watch lecturer James Harcus talk about this course.


Diagnostic radiographers are an integral part of a multiprofessional team.

On this course, you'll find out about the teamwork and understanding required to provide excellent care throughout the patient journey.

You’ll learn from other students and practitioners across a range of healthcare professions. These include therapeutic radiographers, nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists, social workers, operation department practitioners and occupational therapists. 

This distinctive curriculum enhances your employability skills, helping to challenge and develop you in becoming a vital allied health professional in an ever changing workplace.

You'll study academic modules, while gaining placement experience in range of practice settings.

You learn through

  • lectures
  • guest speakers
  • seminars
  • group work
  • practical activities
  • simulation in imaging, ward and theatre suites
  • image interpretation activities

Course leaders and tutors

Applied learning

Work placements

You will learn to apply the technical and interpersonal skills on structured clinical placements at certain points throughout each academic year.

You’ll be based in at least two imaging departments from our placement sites for the majority of your clinical training. You’ll also have experiential placements in other hospital areas to support your holistic understanding of the patient's pathway.

Placement sites include the following: Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching hospitals, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, United Lincoln Hospitals NHS Trust, Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust & Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • diagnostic radiography

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for

  •  NHS trusts and private hospitals across the country and abroad

Accreditation

This course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Graduates are eligible to apply to register with them and also apply to become members of the Society and College of Radiographers. You must be registered with the HCPC in order to practise as a diagnostic radiographer in the UK.

Where will I study?

You study at Collegiate Campus

Collegiate campus

Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.

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Location

Collegiate Crescent
Sheffield
S10 2BP

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

  • a fully equipped digital X-ray suite

Entry requirements

All students

GCSE Maths, Science and English Language at grade C or 4.

128 UCAS points, including 40 points from A level Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths or BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science, Health Science or Health Studies, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Collaboration For Individual And Community Wellbeing Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Personal And Professional Development Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Radiographic Practice 1 Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Radiographic Practice 2 Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Alternative Imaging Modalities Credits: 20
Module: Assessing And Addressing Complexity Credits: 40
Module: Evidence And Enquiry For Practice Credits: 20
Module: Radiographic Practice 3 Credits: 40

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Professional Leadership Credits: 20
Module: Radiographic Practice 4 Credits: 40
Module: The Advancing Professional Credits: 40
Module: Working With Complexity In Practice Credits: 20

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2019/20 is £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,250 with an annual placement supplement of £2,000.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Diagnostic radiography courses (PDF)

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