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Diagnostic Imaging (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Glasgow, United Kingdom
Glasgow Caledonian University's Diagnostic Imaging (Hons) qualification is recognised worldwide and allows you to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Society and College of Radiographers. 
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Overview

Diagnostic Radiographers produce and interpret images of the human body. Diagnostic Imaging (Hons) of Glasgow Caledonian University is central to health care and is critical in the diagnosis and treatment of trauma and disease.

Most of Scotland's Diagnostic Radiographers graduate from GCU, equipped with the knowledge, competencies and attributes needed to practice in the modern health and social care services. You will have access to a dedicated x-ray suite that simulates practice.

An elective placement at the end of Year 3 provides the opportunity to study abroad. 

Your Career

The NHS employs 90% of Diagnostic Radiographers. There are opportunities to gain employment within the acute sector, community sector, national screening programmes and private practice. Career opportunities allow for the development to advanced and consultant practitioner roles.

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 included:

  • Radiography Applied Physics and Technology
  • Fundamentals of Human Physiology
  • Applied Anatomy
  • Foundations of Inter-professional Practice
  • Professional Practice and Education
  • Working in Inter-professional Teams

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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

Year 1

  • SQA Higher: BBBB including English and two sciences, plus Nat 5 Maths at B
  • A level: BCC including two sciences with one at B, plus GCSE English
  • ILC Higher: B1 B2 B2 B2 including English, two sciences plus Maths at Ordinary Level B
  • IB Diploma: 24 points including Biology and Physics
  • Btech:  DMM in relevant subject including two sciences.
  • College:Science-based HNC with B in the Graded Units. Applicants must also hold literacy and numeracy equivalent to National 5 level, with English being preferred at Higher Level. Communications 4 and Literature 1 are accepted in lieu of Higher English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 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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  • RUK: £9250  

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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