Medical Imaging impinges on virtually every facet of clinical practice and is one of the key elements in diagnosis, monitoring, and in some cases guiding therapy this course should appeal to all future clinicians. Knowledge of the appropriateness and limitations of the various techniques for imaging is an important skill for all clinicians irrespective of which field they ultimately wish to specialise in.
At present there are limited intercalated programmes available within the UK with a focus on diagnostic medical imaging. The Intercalated BSc in Medical Imaging offered here at the University of Leeds will give medical students an introduction to diagnostic medical imaging alongside the teaching of standard academic skills. The course aims to cover all aspects of medical imaging, starting from the basic physics involved in different modalities, health and safety considerations, image formation, pattern recognition and applications within the field of Radiology. The research project runs throughout the academic year alongside the formal teaching giving the students the opportunity to accomplish a substantial piece of research. The BSc Medical Imaging is at this stage only offered to students wishing to intercalate. The award will be made to candidates who study and pass 120 level 3 credits. The degree is classified using the usual University of Leeds classification system for honours degree except that no calculation of Year 2 performance is included.
These are typical modules/components studied and may change from time to time. Read more in our Terms and conditions.
For more information on typical modules, read Medical Imaging BSc in the course catalogue
Learning and teaching
Taught modules are delivered in either a traditional of blended learning format and include the teaching of the technical aspects of the various imaging modalities. Many of the lecturers are at the forefront of research in their particular field and will bring insights from current Clinical imaging practice and developments of new and emerging imaging techniques.
Students undertake a research project within the field of Medical Imaging. Before students are allocated to a project, the student is encouraged to meet potential supervisors and to discuss the research work. A range of new research topics are available each year and they include projects in MRI, Ultrasound, X-ray and their clinical applications; students are asked to express a preference for their research project.
There is a staged assessment for the Research Project. The student submits a literature review in January and submits a journal-style research article in May. Each student makes an oral presentation in May / June.
The taught modules are assessed by unseen written examination during the University exam periods in January and May.
Entry requirements, fees and applying
International Foundation Year Programme
International students who do not meet the academic requirements for undergraduate study may be able to study the University of Leeds International Foundation Year. This gives you the opportunity to study on campus, be taught by University of Leeds academics and progress onto a wide range of Leeds undergraduate courses. Find out more about International Foundation Year programmes.
How to apply
All applicants can follow the procedure here. External applicants may email Programme Leader Mr Pantic directly.
Mr Voyin Pantic
0113 343 9616
Mr Andrew Shearing
0113 343 7646
UK/EU: See fees section below
International: £21,500 (per year)
Additional cost information
There may be additional costs related to your course or programme of study, or related to being a student at the University of Leeds. Read more about additional costs
The BSc Medical Imaging equipped students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to pursue a career in both academic and clinical radiology.
This course builds problem-solving, communications, leadership and critical analysis skills all while providing an essential grounding in how imaging works and impacts patient care. The BSc Medical Imaging is a plus to any junior doctor's CV.
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