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Radiographers are a central part of the modern healthcare team in hospitals and need an understanding of technology, anatomy, physiology and pathology to carry out their work. Diagnostic radiographers decide which examination to perform, advising on procedures and reporting on diagnostic images. City's degree provides students with the skills and knowledge to help diagnose illness by producing and interpreting images.
Why study this course
The BSc (Hons) Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) degree will provide you with the skills and knowledge to help diagnose and treat illness by producing and interpreting medical images. Diagnostic radiographers are essential members of the healthcare team, working closely with doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in a wide range of clinical settings. They use a range of imaging modalities to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of illness. These include conventional radiography, fluoroscopy, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and positron emission tomography. You will be taught by academics who are experts within the field and many of whom are active clinicians and researchers. Our curriculum concentrates on evidence based teaching and is directly influenced by the research happening within the department which is informing radiography policy and practice. We have long standing and close links with radiology departments in hospitals, the radiography profession, and industry; all of this offers a challenging yet supportive environment in which to study. City's radiography courses are ranked 1st in London for student satisfaction (2017 NSS).
More about this course
The radiography department at City, University of London was founded following the merger of five of London's top radiography schools. As part of the course you will learn through classroom teaching, simulated practice and clinical placements. City has one of the best equipped radiography clinical skills suites in the UK, offering a unique environment which mirrors many of the facilities you will encounter whilst undertaking your practice placements in the clinical environment.
Who is this course for?
The BSc Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) degree provides a route into a rewarding lifelong carer as a Diagnostic Radiographer. The course provides the physical, technological, biological and social knowledge required to work within a healthcare team and gain the professional skills and accreditation to practise as a radiographer.
The degree is made up for both compolsary and elective modules. Compulsory modules include: radiographic anatomy, physiology and pathology, scientific principles of medical imaging, digital imaging, principles of professional practice, radiography research methods and statistics, professional practice in medical imaging, advanced principles of imaging in practice, image interpretation, preparation for radiographic practice and management and advancement of radiographic practice. Around 50% of the course is spent on clinical placement.
After the course
Upon graduation, you will be professionally recognised by the College of Radiographers and will be able to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council to practise in the UK. City's course has excellent employability rates and many of our students go on to work in leading hospitals in London and throughout the UK. There is also a possibility to practice internationally. 95% of our graduates are in employment within six months of graduation with an annual average salary of
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