The aim of this MSc Diagnostic Radiography (Pre-Registration) at the Queen Margaret University is to develop the analytical, theoretical and practical skills learned as a graduate and focus on the professional and clinical elements required to be a successful diagnostic radiographer. Following graduation and registration with the HCPC you can work as a registered diagnostic radiographer within the NHS.
This course is not suitable for applicants already holding a qualification in diagnostic radiography.
Diagnostic radiographers provide an imaging service for most departments within the hospital including, accident and emergency, outpatients, operating theatres and wards. X-rays are an imaging technique used by diagnostic radiographers to visualise injuries or disease, or monitor changes inside the body. Diagnostic radiographers carry out a range of procedures, which may include cross-sectional imaging techniques such as computerised tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound and radionuclide imaging (RNI).
Diagnostic radiography is a fast-moving and continually changing profession, and long-term career prospects may include specialisation, management, research and teaching. Following graduation and registration with the HCPC you can work as a registered diagnostic radiographer within the NHS.
- This is the only MSc Diagnostic Radiography fast-track course in Scotland.
- This course has an excellent graduate employment rate and all graduates since the course began has found employment within the profession.
- This course provides the luxury of a variety of clinical placements producing students with flexibility which employers have praised.
- Small class sizes ensure high academic support and a unique clinical experience.
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- Introduction to Radiodiagnostic Imaging
- Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiography
- Advanced Diagnostic Radiography
- Preparing for Practice as an Allied Health Professional
- Research Methods for Health Professionals
- Practice-Based Learning
- 26 months
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We recommend that you apply as early as possible as places are limited.
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- Second class honours degree or above in any discipline. Applicants without these academic qualifications would be considered through the University’s normal Recognition of Prior Learning procedures. We would also like all applicants to have some shadowing experience in a clinical environment
- This course is not suitable for those already holding a diagnostic radiography or medical qualification
- International: Students whose first language is not English are required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less that IELTS 6.5 with no individual component score below 6.0
International16900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16900 GBP per year during 26 months.
EU/EEA9100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9100 GBP per year during 26 months.
The remaining part of the package consists of a student loan. Mature students are eligible to apply for the maximum student loan. The Young Student package will be made up of bursary (depending on household income) and student loan.
STUDENTS FROM ENGLAND
Apply to Student Finance Direct. English students should apply to Student Finance Direct for their Student Loan and for the Tuition Fee Loan that may be available to help with the cost of tuition fees.
STUDENTS FROM WALES
Apply to Student Finance Wales. Welsh students should apply to Student Finance Wales for their Student Loan and for the Tuition Fee Loan that may be available to help with the cost of their tuition fee.
STUDENTS FROM NORTHERN IRELAND
Apply to Student Finance NI. Northern Irish students should apply to Student Finance NI for their Student Loan and for the Tuition Fee Loan that may be available to help with the cost of their tuition fee.
EUROPEAN UNION STUDENTS
Apply to the Student Awards Agency for Scotland. The majority of students from the European Union who intend to study at a Scottish institution will be entitled to free tuition fees only.
Before accepting a place, international students are advised to investigate all possible sources of financial help from their own country. Additional advice may be sought from local Embassies, High Commissions and British Council Offices. Financial help may also be available through international charities.
Queen Margaret University is pleased to offer a number of opportunities to apply for Scholarships and Bursaries for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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