University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Diagnostic Imaging

The Diagnostic Imaging programme has been created by merging the established Breast Imaging and Medical Ultrasound programmes to increase opportunities for inter-professional learning and to allow us to introduce radiography into our postgraduate teaching and learning portfolio; it is aimed at local, national and international students, who wish to develop their academic and clinical skills, in-depth knowledge and understanding, research and professional practice in diagnostic imaging; we have a highly successful history of teaching breast imaging and medical ultrasound at postgraduate level in a multidisciplinary setting; this programme is multidisciplinary and will appeal to a range of healthcare professionals including those practising as breast imagers, medical doctors, nurses, clinical scientists and radiographers; on completion of this programme the student has clinical and scientific knowledge related to Diagnostic Imaging and an understanding of the evidence and research base of the discipline; they have specialist clinical expertise underpinned by in-depth theoretical knowledge and practical experience; on completion of the programme, the student will be able to demonstrate in-depth, specialist knowledge and mastery of techniques relevant to the discipline and/or to demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of concepts, information and techniques at the forefront of diagnostic imaging; have acquired the complex skills necessary to perform diagnostic imaging examinations competently; critically and creatively evaluate current issues, research and advanced scholarship in diagnostic imaging.

Entry requirements

Students must have the following: normally a BHSc/BSc (at least 2.1) Honours health related degree from a recognised higher education institution in an appropriate subject e.g. BSc (Honours) in radiography, nursing, midwifery, clinical physiology or medicine; consideration is also given to candidates who present with appropriate professional qualifications and experience e.g. Diploma of the College of Radiographers (DCR(R)) with 2 years (wte) clinical experience within last 5 years; have secured a suitable clinical placement (where appropriate); and employment with, or secondment to, a diagnostic imaging department or with access to diagnostic imaging facilities, approved by the University of Leeds; employer's agreement to undertake the course and provide adequate time and facilities to meet the learning outcomes of the programme; satisfactory interview and references.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Contact: 
Diagnostic Imaging
Telephone number: 
0113 343 7646