London South Bank University

London South Bank University

Breast Imaging

This programme is the option for students to pursue specific knowledge and skills development in an area of practice through the use of work-based learning e.g. breast ultrasound and ultrasound guided biopsy procedures; the programme includes provision for developing a high standard of mammography skills; however, it also caters for those wishing to move into advanced and consultant practice to meet the evolving requirements of breast screening and diagnostic services.

Entry requirements

Registration with an appropriate regulatory body; plus possession of a recognised appropriate professional qualification e.g. BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography; plus access to a Breast Imaging Department providing appropriate clinical experience; plus evidence of departmental support. This must be confirmed at the time of application and should include identification of an appropriate clinical department.

Course modules

Year 1: mammography theory; mammography practice. Plus one optional module
Year 2: mammography image interpretation (double credits); clinical breast examination and communication.
Year 3: dissertation.
Students may select from other units available in the scheme to identify a route to award, e.g.: specialist skills development: work-based learning; leadership skills for allied health professionals; an introduction to counselling skills for health care professionals; teaching and learning in practice settings; intravenous administration of pharmaceutical substances for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes; research in health and social care; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time October 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southwark Campus Kensington and Chelsea SE1 0AA South East

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