Teesside University

Teesside University

Forensic Radiography

Throughout this degree students learn about forensic imaging practice relevant to their department and the mass fatalities environment. This course enables students to: extend their knowledge and skills to an advanced level in forensic imaging practice that is relevant to a clinical radiology department and the emergency mortuary environment; develop a critical understanding of the role of forensic imaging in the mass fatalities and emergency mortuary environment, and the clinical radiology environment; enhance their knowledge and skills in systematically and critically evaluating research evidence; develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of primary and secondary research approaches, and designs to plan and manage a research project that meets ethical standards; achieve the intellectual and professional independence commensurate with mastery; contribute to the forensic imaging practice 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 the student's 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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Health and Social Care
Telephone number: 
01642 384176