Radiography (Computed Tomography) (PG Dip)

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The award
PG Dip

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 3500 per year

How you will study
part-time

Course starts
January

International course fees
GBP 7000 per year

All study options

About Radiography (Computed Tomography) at City, University of London

Take your clinical skills in Computed Tomography forward in a range of settings of increasing complexity.

Who is it for?

Qualified radiographers working in or rotating through Computed Tomography who wish to advance their clinical practice and understanding of this modality.

Objectives

This course has been designed to:

  • Enhance the professional practice and personal development of practitioners
  • Provide opportunities for discussion and shared experience between practitioners
  • Enhance critical, analytical, professional, research and communication skills and promote the ability to relate these skills to individual clinical practice
  • Further develop the skills necessary for life-long independent learning
  • Prepare you to take on the professional roles of advanced practitioners
  • Encourage you to act autonomously in planning and implementing tasks at a professional level
  • Encourage you to develop originality in the application of knowledge to clinical practice
  • Enhance your understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to interpret knowledge in your field.

Accreditation

Requirements and how to apply

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of a lower second class honours in Radiography or other relevant health related subject from a UK institution or
  • Appropriate professional qualifications e.g. Diploma of the College of Radiographers
  • International qualifications in Radiography may be acceptable if the holder is able to gain registration with the Health Professions Council
  • Applicants should have a minimum of one year of clinical experience in the clinical speciality in which they wish to study before starting the course and should continue in clinical practice while on the programme.

English requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English an IELTS score of 7.0 is required with no less than 7.0 in each component of the test.

Visa requirements

If you are not from the European Economic Area / Switzerland and you are coming to study in the UK, you may need to apply for a visa or entry clearance to come to the UK to study.

The way that you apply may vary depending on the length of your course. There are different rules for:

  • Students on courses of more than six months
  • Students on courses of less than six months
  • Students on a pre-sessional English language course.

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, you cannot undertake any City courses on a part-time basis.

For more information see our main Visa page.

How to apply

Applications for September 2017 entry are now closed.

You will be required to provide original degree certificates; this can be completed at induction.

Apply now

If you have any enquiries please contact the Programmes Office:

Tel: +44 (0)20 7040 5790
Email: pghealth@city.ac.uk

Postgraduate Admissions
School of Health Sciences
City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB

Teaching and learning

Students learn through a mix of lectures, class discussions, seminars, presentations, case study analyses, interactive computer-based exercises, a virtual learning environment, guided independent learning and individual supervision.

You will be taught by City Academics who specialise in Computed Tomography, Radiologists, Industry Professionals and Radiographers.

Assessment

You are assessed on a range of areas including your project dissertation, exams, written assignments, oral presentations and posters.

Modules

Core and elective module diet will vary depending on which certificate is undertaken.

Core modules

Core modules in year one (certificate year) are:

  • RDM019 Clinical Applications of Computed Tomography (30 credits) - year 1, term 1
  • RCM123 Science and Instrumentation of Computed Tomography (30 credits) - year 1, term 2.

Both these classroom modules involve two three day blocks of teaching totalling thirty-six hours (six hours per day).

For the Postgraduate Diploma (year two) in Radiography (Computed Tomography) the core modules of:

  • RDM019 Clinical Applications of Computed Tomography (30 credits) - year 1, term 1
  • RCM123 Science and Instrumentation of Computed Tomography (30 credits) - year 1, term 2
  • HRM011 Introduction to Research Methods and Applied Data Analysis (30 credits) - year 2, term 1.

The remainder of the course will be selected from elective modules.

For the MSc Radiography (Medical Magnetic Resonance) (year three) you must obtain a minimum of 180 credits and include core modules of:

  • RCM123 Science and Instrumentation of Computed Tomography (30 credits) - year 1, term 2
  • RDM019 Clinical Applications of Computed Tomography (30 credits) - year 1, term 1
  • HRM011 Introduction to Research Methods and Applied Data Analysis (15 credits) - year 2, term 1
  • APM002 Dissertation (60 credits) - year 2, terms 1 and 2.

The remainder of the course will be selected from elective modules.

Elective modules

  • RCM005 Evidence Based Practice (15 credits - distance learning)
  • RCM010 Student Negotiated Module 1 (15 credits - distance learning)
  • CHM003 Comparative Imaging (30 credits - distance learning)
  • CHM002 Education in the Workplace (15 credits - distance learning)
  • RCM124 Physics and Instrumentation of Medical Magnetic Resonance (30 credits - 36 hours classroom based) only suitable for students with some Computed Tomography (CT) rotation
  • RDM017 Clinical Applications of Medical Magnetic Resonance (30 credits - 36 hours, classroom based). Only suitable for students with some MRI rotation.

Download the relevant programme specification

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsJanuaryDomestic course feesGBP 3500 per yearInternational course feesGBP 7000 per year
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsJanuaryDomestic course feesGBP 3500 per totalInternational course feesGBP 7000 per total
  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsJanuaryDomestic course feesGBP 3750 per yearInternational course feesGBP 7500 per year

Notes about fees for this course

UK/EU

Part-time: £3,750 per year (MSc); £3,500 per year (PgDip); £3,500 total cost (PgCert)

Non-EU

Part-time: £7,500 per year (MSc); £7,000 per year (PgDip); £7,000 total cost (PgCert)

More about fees

Fees in each subsequent year of study (where applicable) will be subject to an annual increase limited by the All Items Retail Prices Index. We will confirm any change to the annual tuition fee to you in writing prior to you commencing each subsequent year of study (where applicable).

Funding

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Scholarships

The School of Health Sciences believes that exceptional academic and clinical performance should be recognised and rewarded. We have several scholarships available for students starting on our courses this September and January.

Placements

Students should be working as a radiographer in a Computed Tomography department at least three days per week (or equivalent).

City is unable to provide a clinical placement.

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