Medical Imaging: International





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I had the opportunity to learn from professionals in both the clinical field and the manufacturing sector. My studies at the university have really broadened my career horizons, and I am now looking forward to obtaining a PhD in Radiography. Godfrey Akpaniwo

Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to this programme you must:

  • be in possession of a BSc Hons Diagnostic Radiography degree with classification 2.2 or above
  • be working in employment in CT and MRI
  • have good written and oral English communication skills, which may be assessed by interview

Please also be aware you would need to be active in and have experience of CT, MR and another imaging modality to undertake the theory modules. We are currently not in a position to offer clinical experience.

English language requirements

All international students whose first language is not English must achieve an IELTS score of at least band 6.5, with no subtests less than 5.5.

If you do not meet the IELTS requirement, you can take a University of Bradford pre-sessional English course. See the Language Centre for more details »

Learning and assessment

When you have completed the programme you will be able to;

  1. Develop a detailed knowledge and understanding of the literature that relates to your specialist field of practice
  2. Critically analyse and synthesise the research evidence  that informs the development of policy and service delivery in your specialist field of practice
  3. Evaluate and critically apply theoretical concepts and where appropriate, for your field of practice, master practical skills for the management of complex issues within your field of practice
  4. Reflect upon and demonstrate knowledge of values, ethical thinking, equality awareness, inclusive practice and demonstrate mastery within your specialist field or practice
  5. Develop and demonstrate the ability to articulate sound arguments using a variety of formats including written and oral communication skills
  6. Demonstrate management and leadership through effective communication, problem solving, and decision making
  7. Demonstrate the ability to become an autonomous learner through independent study and critical reflection on continuing development needs
  8. Demonstrate the ability to use IT skills to gather and synthesise information , to access course materials
  9. Demonstrate a critical awareness and understanding of different theoretical constructs underpinning research and/or project management methodologies.
  10. Design, undertake and report  on either a systematic review, a piece of empirical research, work based or management project that contributes to or extends the body of knowledge for your field of practice

The MSc Medical Imaging assessments allows students flexibility to direct assessments to their area of developing practice and have been praised by external examiners for their relevance to current clinical practices. Assessments range from: portfolios demonstrating advanced practice skills; case studies; presentations; critical evaluations of imaging practices; examinations in image appearances and imaging technology; and a final research project.

Students need to achieve a mark of 40% for each assessment for each module.

This is the current course information. Modules and course details may change, subject to the University's programme approval, monitoring and review procedures. The University reserves the right to alter or withdraw courses, services and facilities as described on our website without notice and to amend Ordinances, Regulations, fees and charges at any time. Students should enquire as to the up-to-date position when applying for their course of study.