Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Clinical Reporting

This course is designed for practitioners who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in the interpretation of medical images, and is jointly validated by the University and the College of Radiographers. It provides support for developing service requirements for reporting radiographers at consultant and advanced practitioner levels. The teaching team, which includes consultant radiologists and reporting radiographers (advanced practitioners/ consultant radiographers), has specialist knowledge and research interests in the range of subject areas offered.

Entry requirements

Degree or professional diploma in radiography or its equivalent in a relevant discipline. Applicants must be a registered practitioner with at least 2 years' professional practice and post-registration development. 2 references, 1 from the applicant's potential Radiologist Mentor. A letter of support from the workplace. Applicants must also attend an interview.

Course modules

PGCert: Compulsory module of foundations of clinical reporting. Students must then complete pairs of modules (one being practice-based), in addition to the Foundations Module, to be eligible for an award. The foundations module plus 2 other modules e.g. appendicular skeleton 1 and appendicular skeleton 2 would enable you to exit with a PgC. PGDip: If students wish to continue their studies, they must study Module 9, which focuses on quality and audit of reporting in practice. Students are expected to complete a PgD (6 modules) in 18 months or a PgC (3 modules) in 12 months. MSc: Having completed 6 modules (PgD) you can achieve the MSc Clinical Reporting by completing by completing 3 research modules.

Assessment methods

Coursework including written reports, assignments and case studies, together with competence-based objective structured examinations and a dissertation (where applicable).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 2,305 per Academic year (home fees) 6 years
PgCert Full-time - 12 months
PgDip Full-time - 18 months
MSc Full-time £ 4,605 per Academic year (home fees) 18 months
MSc Full-time £ 10,825 per Academic year (overseas fees) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Medway Campus Chatham ME4 4UF South East
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT1 1QU South East

Key information

Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
Telephone number: 
01227 782900