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International: £15,650 per year
This course scored 97% for overall satisfaction in the 2019 National Student Survey.
- 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.
Watch former student Mudasser Panchbhaya talk about what it’s like to study on this course.
How you learn
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
- guest speakers
- group work
- practical activities
- simulation in imaging, ward and theatre suites
- image interpretation activities
Course leaders and tutors
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
Come to an open day
Find out more at our undergraduate open days. Book now for your place.
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
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 can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.Collegiate Campus map
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Equipment and facilities
On this course you work with
- a fully equipped digital X-ray suite
128 UCAS points from 3 A levels or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course. Must include 40 points from either A level Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths or BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science, Health Science or Health Studies.
If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill.
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'.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
|Module: Collaboration For Individual And Community Wellbeing||Credits: 20||
|Module: Personal And Professional Development||Credits: 20||
|Module: Radiographic Practice 1||Credits: 40||
|Module: Radiographic Practice 2||Credits: 40||
|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||
|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
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/21 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.
Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,650 with an annual placement supplement of £2,000.
Health and social care funding
Find out how to fund your studies by visiting our health and social care pages for more information.
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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