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  • 36 months
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This Nuclear Medicine (PgCert / PgDip) flexible and student-centred choice of routes at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) gives healthcare professionals currently involved in Nuclear Medicine practice the opportunity to develop and enhance their skills and understanding of this rapidly evolving subject and its application.
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Overview

Develop clinical expertise through practice and research

This Nuclear Medicine (PgCert / PgDip) course at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) provides the educational and research foundations required to evaluate current working practice and understand the opportunities currently available in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging environments. As a result, peer learning is a big part of this course's value to individuals and employers. In addition to developing skills directly linked to clinical practice, you will also have the opportunity to contribute to the nuclear medicine knowledge base through research and publication.

This course is designed in conjunction with a number of clinical experts, and our partnership with clinical software provider Hermes Medical Solutions. This means it produces competent and professional practitioners with the skills needed to optimise and promote this imaging modality in current models of patient care.

Careers / Further study

You must be currently practising nuclear medicine the routes available on this course are designed to help you complement existing skills and knowledge with a view to career progression.

Our links with software providers, and nuclear medicine practitioners and employers, are excellent, and this course is designed to benefit you and your employer by enhancing your ability to contribute to current thinking and practice.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Society and College of Radiographers (SoR).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamental Clinical Skills in Nuclear Medicine
  • Science and Instrumentation in Current Nuclear Medicine Practice
  • Cross-sectional Anatomy for the Nuclear Medicine Practitioner
  • Enhancing Nuclear Medicine Practice
  • Evidencing Work Based Learning
  • Current Applications of Hybrid Imaging Practice
  • Reporting Skills in Nuclear Medicine

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      Certificate - 9 months, Diploma - 20 months, MSc - 36 months. There is flexibility to study over a longer period.

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits

    The full Master's course comprises 180 credits divided into three 60 credits stages: Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, and Masters.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

We have a limited number of places available for international students.

Applicants would normally possess either:

  • a good honours degree from a recognised institution of higher education
  • an equivalent overseas qualification
  • extensive professional experience (at the discretion of the programme leader)

You should also have at least six months of clinical experience in Nuclear Medicine and spend at least 40% of your clinical time working within the modality. This should be maintained for the duration of the programme

Applicants who do not meet these criteria will be considered on an individual basis in accordance with the University's Accreditation of (Experiential) Learning procedure.

Pathway Courses 

Some international students may need additional education in order to qualify for a degree. In conjunction with its partner organisation, Kaplan International Pathways, the University of West England, Bristol offers a number of entry route options for students, including undergraduate and postgraduate pathway courses. 

A pathway course offers complete preparation for university-level study, and is taken at the UWE Bristol’s International College. Upon successful completion of their course at the required level, students planning to progress are guaranteed a place on their chosen degree.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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 13,000 - 14,500 GBP

Funding

UWE Bristol offers a range of scholarships for international postgraduate students.

Please note: In order to apply for any UWE Bristol scholarships, you must have received an offer to study at UWE Bristol. Remember to apply for the course early to ensure your scholarship application can be considered.

Non-programme specific scholarships

  • Chancellor's Scholarship
  • Millennium Scholarship

Programme-specific scholarships

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MSc International Management Scholarship
  • Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences MSc Scholarship
  • Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences Dean’s Scholarship

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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