Kingston University

Kingston University

Radiography (Medical Imaging)

The course covers topics relating to clinical roles, management, supervisory and assessment roles, quality issues, research methods and ethics, as well as taking a module of independent study to meet a particular professional need or interest.

Entry requirements

A degree/diploma or equivalent in radiography; at least 2 years' full-time clinical experience; students must also have mentoring support from appropriate personnel at the workplace for those modules with a clinical element; applicants whose 1st language is not English must have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Assessing and supervising in the workplace; breast cancer treatment, management and care; cancer management; computed tomography I: principles; computed tomography II: clinical practice; dissertation; foundation to image interpretation; magnetic resonance imaging I: principles; management of people in the workplace; managing continual professional development; digital imaging in healthcare; quality and professional issues in health care; research methods; self-managed learning in the workplace; advanced principles and practice of breast interventional techniques; clinical breast examination and client communication; interpretation and reporting in mammography; ultrasound of the breast; professional practice in mammography I and II; advanced dental and maxillo-facial radiography.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through case studies; research protocols; dissertation; essays; portfolios; practical assessment; OSCE; reflective log book.

Sponsorship information

Employer Funding


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 2 years
PgCert Full-time - 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 4,700 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 5 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,585 per Academic year (home fees) 5 years
PgCert Part-time £ 3,350 per Academic year (home fees) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

Key information

Applicant Services
Telephone number: 
0844 855 2177