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Radiography (Computed Tomography, Medical Magnetic Resonance and Radiotherapy) MSc / Postgrad Diploma / Postgrad Certificate

City University London
Course summary
2 years
3,750 GBP
Part time
London
Postgraduate Education

Course description

Radiography (Computed Tomography, Medical Magnetic Resonance and Radiotherapy) MSc / Postgrad Diploma / Postgrad Certificate

Radiography (Computed Tomography, Medical Magnetic Resonance and Radiotherapy) MSc / Postgrad Diploma / Postgrad Certificate - a City University degree programme

The course provides a flexible approach to clinical specialties of Computed Tomography, Medical Magnetic Resonance and Radiotherapy.

Students, after completing this course, will be able to apply critical and reflective appraisals in evidence-based practice.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Radiography (Computed Tomography and Medical Magnetic Resonance)

Applicants should hold a minimum of a lower second class honours degree in Diagnostic Radiography or the equivalent from an international institution in Diagnostic Radiography.

A Diploma from the College of Radiographers may be accepted, subject to successfully demonstrating the required academic level by completing a pre-course assignment (early application is recommended).

Applicants should also have a clinical placement in a Computed Tomography or Magnetic Resonance Imaging department for an average of three days per week or its equivalent (e.g. 6 days per fortnight or 12 days per month) for the duration of the Programme. Students must have worked for a minimum of one year on either a rotational or permanent basis is as a radiographer in a Computed Tomography or Magnetic Resonance Imaging Department prior to starting the programme. The University is unable to assist with arranging placements. The programme is part time only and contains both taught class room and distance learning elements.

Entry requirements for Radiography (Radiotherapy)

Applicants should hold a minimum of a lower second class honours degree in radiotherapy from a UK university or the equivalent from an international institution.

A Diploma from the College of Radiographers may be accepted, subject to successfully demonstrating the required academic level by completing a pre-course assignment (early application is recommended).

Applicants should also have a clinical placement in a radiotherapy department for an average of three days per week or its equivalent (e.g. 6 days per fortnight or 12 days per month) for the duration of the Programme. Normally applicants must have a minimum of two years clinical experience as a radiographer in a radiotherapy Department prior to starting the programme. The University is unable to assist with arranging placements. The programme is part time only and contains both taught class room and distance learning elements.

Preparatory programme

All students will need to attend a preparatory programme prior to commencing the postgraduate programme. Some students may be able to applyfor credit exemptions via accreditation of prior learning (APL) from specific modules. Further information is available on request.

The preparatory programme is designed for all applicants starting any postgraduateprogramme offered by the Department of Radiography.

For further information please contact us.

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0.

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

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. /p>

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 6 months
  • Students on courses of less than 6 months
  • Students on a pre-sessional English Language course

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

Outcome / Qualification etc.

The Radiography (Computed Tomography, Medical Magnetic Resonance and Radiotherapy) MSc / Postgrad Diploma / Postgrad Certificatecourse equips students with the ability to undertake service evaluation and research in Computed Tomography, Medical Magnetic Resonance and Radiotherapy, underpinned by clear strategy and innovation. Students are able to contribute to the practice and advancement of best clinical practice. The course is accredited by the College of Radiographers and will widen employment opportunities in the UK and overseas.

Training Course Content

The courses enable students to apply scientific, research, professional and technical knowledge to your role within Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging or Radiotherapy. Students will be able to build on the knowledge and clinical experience gained from professional work, allowing students to enhance their professional development and make a greater contribution to the investigatory healthcare process or treatment pathway.

Computed Tomography

Postgraduate Certificate - 60 Credits

  • RCM123 Science & Instrumentation of CT (30 credits)
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RDM019 Clinical applications of CT (30 credits)
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course

Postgraduate Diploma - 120 Credits

Certificate above plus:

Compulsory

  • HRM001 Introduction to Research Methods and Applied Data Analysis (30 credits)
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course

Students can select from the following module pool to achieve additional
credits for the diploma:

Optional

  • CHM002 Education in the Workplace (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RDM017 Clinical Applications of Medical Magnetic Resonance (30 credits)
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM124 Physics & Instrumentation of Medical Magnetic Resonance (30 credits)
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM120 Work Based Learning In Practice (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM125 Work based Learning Expert / Specialist Practice (30 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM128 Issues in Advanced Practice 1 (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • CHM003 Comparative Imaging (30 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM005 Evidence Based Practice (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM010 Student Negotiated Module 1 (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • Students may take one 15 credit module from those available from elsewhere in the School of Health Sciences (e.g. from the Health Management Programme)

*Distance learning modules

MSc - 180 Credits

Diploma above plus:

  • Dissertation (60 credits)
    Read the full specifications for this module

Core modules dates for Computed Tomography:

RCM123 Science and Instrumentation of Computed Tomography

  • 25th January 2016
  • 26th January 2016
  • 27th January 2016
  • 8th February 2016
  • 9th February 2016
  • 10th February 2016
  • 9th May 2016 - 2 hour written examination

RCM019 Clinical Applications of Computed Tomography

  • 28th September 2015
  • 29th September 2015
  • 30th September 2015
  • 12th October 2015
  • 13th October 2015
  • 14th October 2015
  • 14th December 2015 - oral presentation (all day)

Medical Magnetic Resonance

Postgraduate Certificate - 60 Credits

  • RCM124 Physics & Instrumentation of MMR (30 credits)
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RDM017 Clinical applications of MMR (30 credits)
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course

Postgraduate Diploma - 120 Credits

Certificate above plus:

Compulsory

  • HRM001 Introduction to Research Methods and Applied Data Analysis (30 credits)
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course

Students can select from the following module pool to achieve additional
credits for the diploma:

Optional

  • CHM002 Education in the Workplace (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RDM019 Clinical Applications of Computed Tomography (30 credits)
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM120 Work Based Learning In Practice (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM123 Science & Instrumentation of Computed Tomography (30 credits)
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM125 Work based Learning Expert / Specialist Practice (30 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM128 Issues in Advanced Practice 1 (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • CHM003 Comparative Imaging (30 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM005 Evidence Based Practice (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM010 Student Negotiated Module 1 (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • Students may take one 15 credit module from those available from elsewhere in the School of Health Sciences (e.g. from the Health Management Programme)

*Distance learning modules

MSc - 180 Credits

Diploma above plus:

  • Dissertation (60 credits)
    Read the full specifications for this module

Core modules dates for Medical Magnetic Resonance:

RDM017 Clinical Applications of Medical Magnetic Resonance

  • 25th January 2016
  • 26th January 2016
  • 27th January 2016
  • 8th February 2016
  • 9th February 2016
  • 10th February 2016
  • 11th April 2016 - Case study oral presentation (all day)

RCM124 Physics and Instrumentation of Medical Magnetic Resonance

  • 28th September 2015
  • 29th September 2015
  • 30th September 2015
  • 12th October 2015
  • 13th October 2015
  • 14th October 2015

Radiotherapy

Postgraduate Certificate - 60 credits

Students can select from the following module pool to achieve the required credits:

  • CHM002 Education in the Workplace (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM005 Evidence based practice (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM010 Student negotiated module (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM120 Work based learning in practice (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM123 Science and instrumentation of CT (30 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course
  • RCM128 Issues in advanced practice 1 (15 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course

Postgraduate diploma (120 credits)

Compulsory

  • HRM011 Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis (30 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course

Or

  • HRM011 Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis - online module (30 credits) *
    Read the full specifications for this module
    Apply for this module as a standalone CPPD course

Students can select from the above module pool to achieve the additional credits for the Diploma.

Expenses

Fees

  • Part-time EU: £3,750 (MSc) (2015/16)
  • Part-time Non EU: £7,500 (MSc) (2015/16)
DegreeHome/EU full-time 2015/16Home/EU part-time 2015/16Non EU (overseas) full-time 2015/16Non EU (overseas) part-time 2015/16
MSc (180 credits)N/A£3,750N/A£7,500
PG Diploma (120 credits)N/A£3,500N/A£7,000
PG Certificate (60 credits, one year course)N/A£3,500N/A£7,000

Please note that fees are subject to annual increases.

Fees include the academic programme fees, registration fees and examination fees. They are subject to annual review and are available on request. All international students and those home students who are not working in the clinical speciality associated with their chosen programme are required to arrange and pay for the placement in addition to the programme fee. The University is unable to arrange clinical placements for any of the postgraduate programmes.

Please note, if you register on a PG Certificate (or PG Diploma) and then with to proceed to study for a PG Diploma (or MSc) you will be moved onto a modular route and charged per module.


Module fee Home/EU 2015/16Module fee Non EU (overseas) 2015/16
15 credit module fee£1,000£2,000
30 credit module fee£2,000£4,000
Dissertation (60 credits, one year course)£2,000£4,000

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