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This is Radiography

diagnose injury and disease, support patients

Radiographers diagnose injury and disease, and work with other healthcare professionals to treat and care for patients.

Our Diagnostic Radiography programme is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the College of Radiographers. It will equip you with the skills needed to progress into a specialist career area in a range of healthcare settings, and make a positive impact on patient's lives.

As well as developing expert X-ray skills, you will also learn modern radiography techniques such as CT scanning, MRI and nuclear medicine. You may then decide to specialise in a certain technique after graduating. 

Our Clinical Technology programme gives you a mix of technical and clinical abilities. It enables you to explore careers in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients and also the development and manufacture of medical equipment, artificial organs and tissue. It is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

New funding announced

The government has outlined new funding for nursing, midwifery and other Allied Health Professional courses. From September 2020, Students at English universities will receive up to £8,000 with a minimum of £5,000 a year in funding.

Courses in this subject

We have 4 courses in this area.

Study level: Undergraduate
UCAS code: H900
Duration: 3 years
Attendance mode: Full-time
Study level: Undergraduate
UCAS code: H901
Duration: 4 years
Attendance mode: Full-time
Study level: Undergraduate
UCAS code: B821
Duration: 3 years
Attendance mode: Full-time
Study level: Undergraduate
UCAS code: B992
Duration: 3 years
Attendance mode: Full-time

Where Radiography can take you

Our graduates go on to work as Radiographers for a range of different NHS trusts, as well as having the potential to progress to Advanced and Consultant Practitioner status. 

Graduates may also choose to specialise in a particular imaging technique, such as:

  • Nuclear Medicine 
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Computed Tomography
  • Ultrasound

Or areas, such as:

  • Paediatrics 
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Vascular and interventional imaging
A student looking at an X-Ray.

Our facilities

The X-ray suite, with its range of anatomical and imaging phantoms, allows students to practise on equipment similar to that used in most hospital imaging departments.

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