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MSc / PGDip




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The University of Bradford has a prestigious reputation for postgraduate courses in diagnostic radiography. The way the courses are designed to suit the needs of working radiographers and their employers is particularly appealing. My studies have had a significant impact on my professional approach to work, and in advancing my career. David Adebayo

Entry requirements

The standard entry requirements for the programme are as follows:

  • Be in possession of a first degree or an appropriate professional qualification in radiography or related subject
  • Have appropriate clinical experience in the area of development

In addition, for work-based modules you must:

  • Possess a registered qualification with a UK professional regulatory organisation that enables you to practice in the UK. E.g. registration with the HCPC
  • Be in employment and have managerial support and a suitably qualified mentor for your studies, including a commitment that appropriate facilities, relevant clinical experience and time will be made available to support your studies

English language requirements

IELTS at 6.5 or the equivalent.

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

Most modules are delivered in the Faculty of Health Studies on block attendance weeks; work based learning modules are supported with directed learning and materials on the virtual learning environment; and MSc dissertations projects are supported by a research supervisor.

Lectures and tutorials are delivered by a range of subject specialists, advanced practitioners, radiologists, physicists and researchers. The University has a PACs suite used in some modules for image interpretation.

Assessment techniques which include one or more of the following approaches:

  • Written essay
  • A Reflective Case study
  • The development of a reflective portfolio
  • Completion of practice audit
  • Practical examination (OSCE)
  • Computer based examination
  • Seminar Presentation
  • Written project report
  • Completion of a Dissertation
  • Journal article
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.