Kingston University

Kingston University

Radiography (Breast Evaluation)

This programme enables participants to gain competence in the multi-skilled practice of breast evaluation. Shared learning for different healthcare disciplines is facilitated through a range of modules provided by collaborative partners at the Jarvis National Breast Screening Training Centre, Guildford, and at the South West London National Breast Screening Training Centre at St George's. By developing your multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis, care and management of breast disease, this programme enables the enhancement of service provision to the client requesting or requiring breast evaluation.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be a registered clinician in a relevant healthcare field; at least 2 years' full-time clinical experience; interview; applicants must also have mentoring support from appropriate personnel at their workplace for those modules with a clinical element.

Course modules

Modules include: Assessing and supervising in the workplace; breast cancer treatment, management and care; dissertation; managing continual professional development; quality and professional issues in health care; research methods; self-managed learning; digital imaging in healthcare; magnetic resonance imaging I: principles; foundation to image interpretation; computed tomography I: principles; interpretation and reporting in mammography; ultrasound of the breast; contemporary practice in breast cancer imaging; cancer management; advanced principles and practice of breast interventional techniques; clinical breast examination and client communication; introduction to breast imaging with radiation; management of people in the workplace; professional practice in mammography 1 and 2.

Assessment methods

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

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,585 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,585 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,585 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,585 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,700 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Applicant Services
Telephone number: 
0844 855 2177