The Radiographic Reporting programme offers a depth and scope of knowledge, which incorporates a high level of clinical skill in the practice of image evaluation and reporting of the skeletal system. The modules fully integrate theoretical knowledge with practical skill, facilitating your development as a competent and reflective practitioner.
The programme incorporates key lectures and guided work-based learning, along with practice assessment, evaluation and report writing for radiographic images of the skeletal system. It also offers the option of pathways in skeletal and/or chest reporting.
This programme has significant work-based elements, therefore it is essential you have effective support and mentorship in your base department. The work-based learning component is well structured and monitored by us through clinical visits. The LSBU PACS has a wide range of relevant cases that will supplement work-based experience.
We have a highly motivated team of in-house and guest specialists from a variety of hospitals, with over 14 years experience successfully delivering the Radiographic Reporting programme.
The PgCert is typically achieved in Year 1 and credit carried forward to further study in Year 2 to achieve PgDip. Year 3 completes the MSc with a dissertation. The awards are flexible to suit individual needs:
PgCert (60 credits)
Foundations of image interpretation (20 credits) Plus optional modules worth 40 credits
PgDip (120 credits)
Foundations of image interpretation (20 credits) Research in health and social care (20 credits) Plus optional modules worth 80 credits
MSc (180 Credits)
Foundations of image interpretation (20 credits) Research in health and social care (20 credits) Dissertation (40 or 60 credits) Plus optional modules worth 80 - 100 credits
The programme is approved by the Society and College of Radiographers.The Society and College of Radiographers represents the whole radiographic workforce in the UK.
This programme will assist in developing graduates career options as a practitioner, or into specialist, advanced and consultant practice, research or management areas. The course offers a flexible and responsive education and training provision which follows the requirements in respect of Continuing Professional and Personal Development (CPPD), linked to professional regulation and the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF).