Teesside University

Teesside University

Forensic Radiography

Throughout this master�s degree you learn about forensic imaging practice relevant to your department and the mass fatalities environment. You also improve your forensic examination skills in areas including non-accidental skeletal injury. By successfully completing your 1st year (PgCert) ensures your forensic imaging competence in clinical radiology. In the 2nd year (PgDip) you complete advanced study in the mass fatalities environment and a practice area of your choice. During your 3rd year (MSc) you develop the research skills needed to contribute to the forensic imaging knowledge base.

Entry requirements

You must be a registered radiographer and have an honours degree (2.2 or above) or be able to evidence your ability to study at postgraduate level. No forensic experience is required. International students are expected to demonstrate an IELTS score of 6.5. We interview all applicants.

Course modules

Year 1 core modules: Medico-legal issues in forensic imaging practice; principles of forensic imaging. Year 2 core modules: Designing research projects; forensic imaging in mass fatalities; negotiated learning in forensic imaging practice; plus 1 optional module. Year 3 core modules: Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessments are designed to suit your area of practice in the form of electronically submitted written assignments.

Sponsorship information

Please note that due to current anticipated changes to NHS education and HE funding, information relating to funding will be updated on Teesside University website.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance learning

Key information

School of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01642 384176