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BSc in Radiography Diagnostic (Full Time)

St George's University of London

Bachelor Degree , Radiology

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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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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