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Diagnostic Radiography, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) Aberdeen, United Kingdom
The MDRad Diagnostic Radiography degree offered at the Robert Gordon University you will use sophisticated imaging technology and a range of specialist modalities including digital radiography, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, radionuclide imaging and ultrasound.
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At the Robert Gordon University studying the MDRad Diagnostic Radiography you will face changes to the traditional methods of healthcare provision mean entry-level graduate Radiographers are increasingly involved in extended roles including image commenting, image interpretation, report writing, patient treatment and prescribing of medications. These emergent skills require high levels of analytical, problem-solving and research skills.

This course has a 96% student satisfaction rate, and 100% of graduates go on to work and/or study six months after finishing the course

Job Prospects

As Scotland's health service continue to undergo rapid change and modernisation, the philosophies of this course reflect the policy agenda of the The National Delivery Plan for the Allied Health Professions (AHP) in Scotland, 2012 – 2015. Over the last ten years the AHP workforce in Scotland has increased by over 30% which reflects the growing need for professionals with a diverse range of specialist skills who can make a vital contribution as first point of contact practitioners to diagnostics, early rehabilitation and enablement. Diagnostic Radiographers are in greater demand than ever and are often involved with the widest range of patients of any of the healthcare professions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Radiographic Anatomy
  • Personal And Professional Development
  • Foundations of Radiographic Practice
  • Radiography Practice Education
  • Personal And Professional Development
  • Applied Radiographic Pathology
  • Foundations of Radiographic Practice
  • The Effective Practitioner

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • SQA Higher: BBBC to include English and two from Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Human Biology or Maths.
  • GCE A Level: BCC to include two from Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Human Biology or Maths. English at AS Level Grade B or above.
  • Irish Leaving Certificate Higher: H2H3H3H3 to include English (or a written subject requiring the use of English) and two from Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics.
  • IB Diploma: 27 to include Higher Level English at Grade 5 and two from Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics at Higher Level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Rest of UK Students

  • £6,750 per academic year

Living costs for Aberdeen

  • 729 - 1070 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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