Please note: this programme is only available to home/EU students.
Choose Kingston's Radiography: Medical Imaging (Mammography) MSc
Mammography exists in a changing professional environment and requires practitioners to continually update and review clinical practice. These courses provide a flexible framework to prepare you for advanced practice by studying topics relevant to your needs and those of your clinical departments.
You may be granted credits for your previous academic and professional qualification through Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) scheme. You can take individual modules as 'free standing' as part of your continuing professional development (CPD). An independent work-based learning module enables you to study around your individual CPD and workplace needs.
What will you study?
You will study modules relating to breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and care; management; supervisory and assessment roles; quality issues; research methods and ethics; as well as taking a module of independent study to meet a particular professional need or interest.
Some of the modules are developed in partnership with the Jarvis National Breast Screening Training Centre and South West London (St George's) National Breast Screening Training Centre.
Case studies; research protocols; dissertation; essays; portfolios; practical assessment; OSCE; reflective log book.
The postgraduate admissions administrator will help you choose the most suitable combination of modules depending on your needs. Some of the modules are developed in partnership with a range of healthcare providers.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.
Professional Practice in Mammography 1 Professional Practice in Mammography 2 Research and Evidence Based Practice in Healthcare (for PgDip) Dissertation (for MSc) Advanced Practice – Negotiated Independent Work Based Learning Advanced Principles and Practice of Breast Interventional Techniques Clinical Breast Examination and Client Communication Contemporary Practice In Breast Cancer Genetics and Diagnosis Cross-sectional Imaging – Diagnostic Interpretation and Reporting in Mammography Ultrasound of the Breast PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) Administration Management of Resources and Quality within Healthcare Practice Education and Mentorship
September, December, March and June.
What you need to apply for this course
Degree/diploma or equivalent in radiography. At least two years' full-time clinical experience. Evidence of the academic potential needed to study at postgraduate level, either at a personal interview or through professional references and examples of previous academic work. You must also have mentoring support from appropriate personnel at your workplace for those modules with a clinical element.
Students who are undertaking modules that incorporate a clinical component conducted within a UK NHS trust need to be registered with UK Health and Care Professions Council.
Degree/diploma or equivalent in radiography.At least two years' full-time clinical experience.Evidence of the academic potential needed to study at postgraduate level, either at a personal interview or through professional references and examples of previous academic work.You must also have mentoring support from appropriate personnel at your workplace for those modules with a clinical element.Students who are undertaking modules that incorporate a clinical component conducted within a UK NHS trust need to be registered with UK Health and Care Professions Council.
Recipient: Kingston University
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