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Radiography Diagnostic

St George's University of London

  • 15 Jan 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

The Diagnostic Radiography BSc course will equip you to use technology, such as X-Ray, Ultrasound, CT and MRI, to make high-quality clinical images of the internal structure and workings of the body, in order to detect and monitor disease and the effects of trauma.

The course is awarded by St George's, University of London and provided by the Department of Radiography in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education.

The Diagnostic Radiography BSc course will equip you to use technology, such as X-Ray, Ultrasound, CT and MRI, to make high-quality clinical images of the internal structure and workings of the body, in order to detect and monitor disease and the effects of trauma. The course is awarded by St George's, University of London and provided by the Department of...

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Course Content

The majority of the academic element of this course is delivered at Kingston University, and covers basic biological, physical, sociological and psychological sciences and radiographic practice.

You will follow a rigorous education programme in hospitals, where you will acquire broad experience in the diagnosis and assessment of patients who present a variety of problems, disorders and injuries. Substantial emphasis will be placed on clinical reasoning and the evaluation of practice.

In year one you participate in our interprofessional foundation programme at St George’s, introducing you to the biomedical basics underpinning health science, and receive discipline-specific radiography education.

In year two you are introduced to practice and given the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills in a practice placement setting.

In the final year, the focus is on integrating your knowledge and practice skills. You will develop skills of critically evaluating your radiographic practice for your future career. You also complete a research project on a radiography related topic of your own choice.

The majority of the academic element of this course is delivered at Kingston University, and covers basic biological, physical, sociological and psychological sciences and radiographic practice. You will follow a rigorous education programme in hospitals, where you will acquire broad experience in the diagnosis and assessment of patients who present a variety of...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Cranmer Terrace

Full Time, 3 years

15/01/2020

(58 days left)

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

If you meet our minimum requirements, you will be invited for interview. With the exception of GCSEs, all qualifications must have been completed within the previous five years, including the year of application.

Five subjects which must include English Language and Maths with Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Alternatively, we will accept Double / Triple award science.

We do not accept Adult Literacy and Numeracy or Functional Maths instead of GCSEs.

A level: three subjects including one science.
General studies and level 3 Key skills not accepted.

Additional information

A levels must be completed within two years, although modular re-sits will be considered.

Accepted science subjects include Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology, Physics and Psychology.

English Language requirement 

GCSE / IGCSE

English Language or English Literature grade 6 / B or above

Please note: all components (speaking, listening, reading and writing) must be completed and assessed.

IELTS

(International English Language Testing System)

7.0 overall (including 7.0 in Writing and Speaking component and a minimum score of 6.5 in the Reading and Listening component)

You are able to take two attempts to achieve your IELTS qualification per year and your test results are valid for two years.

If you meet our minimum requirements, you will be invited for interview. With the exception of GCSEs, all qualifications must have been completed within the previous five years, including the year of application. Five subjects which must include English Language and Maths with Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Alternatively, we will accept Double / Triple award science. We do...

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Assessment Methods

A combination of academic coursework (including essays, reports, and presentations), written and practical examinations, practice placement assessments and a research dissertation are used to assess your progress.

Because we want you to reach your full potential, we build in opportunities for formative assessments and provide feedback on assessment tasks, so you know what you need to do to optimise your performance.

A combination of academic coursework (including essays, reports, and presentations), written and practical examinations, practice placement assessments and a research dissertation are used to assess your progress. Because we want you to reach your full potential, we build in opportunities for formative assessments and provide feedback on assessment tasks, so you know what you need to...

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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
46%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
62% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
69% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
72% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
64% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
74% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
72% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
90% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
51% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
41% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
38% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
49% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
72% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
51% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
54% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
10% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
49% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
31% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
47% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
76% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
84% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
51% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
74% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
67% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
49% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
44% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
49% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points80

  • Employment Rate100%

  • Average Graduate Salary£23000

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