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Foundation Degree


Career Progression Medical Radiographer Average wage ÂŁ41,067

Who is this course for?

How will I be assessed?

The Foundation degree in Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) provides a route into a career as a radiographer. Radiology is a key diagnostic tool for many diseases and plays a central role in modern medicine. This is a growing area with the number of imaging tests going up over 3% every year. This growth has resulted in shortages within the sector and the need for more trained professional.

A range of assessment methods are used which allow you to demonstrate understanding through multiple choice tests and written exams. Some modules take place in a clinical setting and require practical examination. They will assess practical ability which forms the clinical portfolio. A minimum attendance of 75% attendance is required.

What will I study?

Foundation Degree in Radiography.

The course provides a context for the practice of diagnostic imaging. It introduces the skills of clinical reasoning and reflection, evaluating information and evidence, and problem solving within the context of the clinical environment.

What qualifications or experience do I need?

Key Facts Full Time Duration: 2 years How to apply: Via UCAS

What qualifications could I achieve? Leaving destinations Upon successful completion of the course you may apply for a BSc in radiography or other NHS-funded courses. You may also apply to work in a variety of hospital settings such as imaging departments, wards, accident and emergency departments or operating theatres.

5 GCSE passes to include maths and English language at grade C (4/5) and 2 A Levels with at least one science at grade C (4/5) or DDM in BTEC science.

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