Diagnostic Radiography, M.Sc. | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
24 months
20900 EUR/year
11130 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc Diagnostic Radiography at University College Cork is an accelerated pre-registration programme for students with a primary degree in a subject other than diagnostic radiography. The programme uses the learning and teaching methods that best supports students to develop the knowledge, skills and professional attributes commensurate with radiography practice.


The aim of this Diagnostic Radiography programme at University College Cork is to provide each student with an excellent educational experience both in the academic and clinical environments.


This dedicated Graduate Entry programme offers an intensive route for graduates from any clinical or science-related discipline to gain a recognised qualification in diagnostic radiography. This postgraduate course will prepare graduates for success in a competitive jobs market.

When students complete this programme they do so as Diagnostic Radiographers and can apply for registration. This programme is approved by Ireland’s multi-profession health regulator – CORU. Following qualification, and when successfully registered with CORU, graduates are eligible to work as a diagnostic radiographer within any hospital or clinic that provides a Diagnostic Radiography Imaging Service.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Practice in Radiography 
  • Medical Radiation Science
  • Biological Sciences for Health Professionals
  • Image Acquisition and Management of Information Systems
  • Principles of Research & Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates will hold a minimum of an honours bachelor's degree, NFQ Level 8, minimum Second Class honours, in Sciences, or a Health Sciences related discipline e.g. Nursing, Biomedical Science, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Anatomy or equivalent to any of the above.
  • Students who have graduated in the discipline of Diagnostic Radiography are not eligible to apply for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20900 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11130 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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