Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Mammography

This course focuses on the evaluation of healthcare provision enabling both skills and theory to be integrated within clinical practice while strengthening the ability to contribute effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team; issues at the cutting edge of theory and research in mammography are critically examined to enable students to focus, extend, develop and strengthen skills in mammography to a level of advanced professional competence.

Entry requirements

Diploma or degree in diagnostic radiography or therapeutic radiography with state registration; plus at least 2 years clinical experience; and current employment in clinical environment offering mammography experience; a satisfactory criminal records check is also required; applicants who did not study their degree in English require IELTS 6.5 with no component score below 6.5.

Course modules

Mammographic image interpretation; X-ray guided interventional breast procedures (breast biopsy); stereotactic wire localisation for breast; research methods; research project.

Assessment methods

Performance on the course is assessed by a case study, reports, seminar presentations, a clinical assessment, essays, portfolio and a research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,400 per Credit (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (EU) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,400 per Credit (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,400 per Credit (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 475 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH21 6UU Scotland

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