Diagnostic Imaging

University of Leeds

36 months
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Our Diagnostic Imaging course at University of Leeds is designed to match both the professional development needs of diagnostic imaging practitioners and the changing needs of patients in the modern healthcare system. 

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The course offers specialist clinical expertise underpinned by in-depth theoretical education in breast imaging and/or medical ultrasound. You’ll develop into a highly competent practitioner who can make a real contribution to healthcare services.

 It will develop you into a highly competent practitioner who can make a real contribution to healthcare services.

This multi-disciplinary Diagnostic Imaging course at University of Leeds will appeal to a range of healthcare professionals including:

  • radiographers
  • clinical physiologists
  • mammographers
  • sonographers
  • medical doctors
  • nurses
  • clinical scientists


Graduates will use the postgraduate qualification to enable them to be employed as a sonographer or breast imager in the UK or abroad.

The dedicated careers team at Leeds is always on hand to advise, and together with the personal tutor you’ll be assigned, we can offer you specialist personalised guidance to help you move into your chosen career.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Obstetrics Ultrasound
  • Gynaecological Ultrasound
  • General medical Ultrasound
  • Mammography Technique
  • Negotiated Imaging Practice
  • Focused Negotiated Imaging Practice
  • Image Guided Interventional Procedures
  • Interpreting and Reporting of Diagnostic Images

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

We typically require a 2:1 honours health-related degree from a recognised higher education institution in an appropriate subject, e.g BSc (hons) in Radiography, Nursing, Midwifery, Clinical Physiology or Medicine. Applicants with a 2:2 degree and 1 year’s clinical experience also meet the entry criteria.

You must also provide documentary evidence of

  • A clinical placement with suitably qualified/experienced named clinical mentors who will provide clinical learning support and supervision in the workplace
  • Departmental support for your attendance and study time.

The programme is generally not suitable for students who are from overseas as the entry criteria include a UK clinical placement.

Tuition Fee


If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government.  

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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