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Medical Imaging

MSc / PGDip / PGCert


2024 - 2025


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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

Entry requirements

Students must:

  • be in possession of an undergraduate Radiography degree
  • be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • be working as a registered diagnostic radiographer in a UK hospital
  • be in an area of employment that can offer necessary practical experience to facilitate work-based learning
  • have a mentor in their work place that has the appropriate advanced practice skills 

Additional entry requirements

For recognition of prior learning, you will need to provide:

  • Postgraduate certificate
  • Transcript of marks
  • Programme documentation including learning outcomes

English language requirements

You must have an IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent) if English is not your first language.

If you do not meet the IELTS requirement, and you have a UKVI approved IELTS, you can take a University of Bradford pre-sessional English course. See the Language Centre for more details. For further information on English Language requirements please see the dedicated international entry requirements page.

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.