About the course
The MSc Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences course and its four specialised pathways is designed to enable you to enhance your current knowledge and understanding in the field of diagnostic and therapeutic radiography and give you opportunities to challenge and critically evaluate your professional practice. The aim is to advance your skills as a professional and develop your career so that you can practice safely, effectively and legally.
The Diagnostic Imaging pathway gives you the opportunity to demonstrate development of your critical evaluative and problem solving skills in specialised areas of practice such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerised tomography (CT).
See the website http://www.herts.ac.uk/courses/msc-medical-imaging-and-radiation-sciences-diagnostic-imaging
The MSc Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences: Diagnostic Imaging is modular in structure. If you wish to collect credits towards and award or a qualification see below the award and credit requirements:
- Postgraduate certificate - 60 credits
- Postgraduate diploma - 120 credits
- Masters degree - 180 credits
To complete a Masters degree award for this course you need to collect the following credits:
- Research modules - 60 credits
- Diagnostic imaging modules - minimum 30 credits
- Optional interprofessional modules - maximum 90 credits
Why choose this course?
- It gives you the opportunity to share ideas with other health professions in order to develop intellectual abilities and assist in the advancement of health care
- It offers you flexible study options based on a modular structure
- It includes interprofessional learning
- Teaching is done by experienced staff and visiting external specialists
- Accredited by the College of Radiographers
Modules are facilitated by a variety of experienced lecturers from the University as well as external lecturers.
Delivery of modules incorporates blended learning which aims to combine e-learning activities with campus based learning. You need to have access to a suitable personal computer and a good reliable Internet connection (broadband recommended). Most modern PCs or Macs (less than 3 years old) should be suitable. If you have any queries or need any additional support with IT skills, the School employs an e-learning technologist who will be pleased to help and advise you. Please contact the module lead for details.
Modules are assessed by a variety of methods for example essays, presentations, reports, posters and practical examinations.
The University cannot offer to provide clinical placements for students.
Accredited by the College of Radiographers
Find out how to apply here http://www.herts.ac.uk/courses/msc-medical-imaging-and-radiation-sciences-diagnostic-imaging#how-to-apply
Find information on Scholarships here http://www.herts.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate
Applicants should have an honours degree or equivalent in radiography and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). If you choose to study a module that assesses clinical competence you must have a recognised clinical placement and preferably at least one year’s post-qualification experience. If English is not your first language you are required to demonstrate English Language proficiency of IELTS at Level 7.0 (including 7.0 in the writing component) with no less than 6.5 in every band.
UK/EU Students: Full time £7,700, Part time £645 per module; International Students: Full time £12,500