Year one gives you an introduction to anatomy and physiology, scientific and technological radiographic principles, and the professional requirements of a diagnostic radiographer. A two-week placement will introduce you to clinical practice.
In year two you’ll study radiographic equipment design and construction, research methods and further investigate general radiographic techniques including fluoroscopy, CT and trauma. You will develop your skills in the application of radiographic techniques through 13 weeks of clinical placement.
Year three focuses on specialist radiographic theory and practice, as well as further developing your critical skills of evidence-based practice. You will continue to link theory and practice during 13 weeks of placement, which include a four-week elective placement.
In year four you will enhance and broaden your theoretical, research, professional and clinical skills to enable a smooth transition to working life. This year includes another 13 weeks of clinical placement.
2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBB (standard entry) or BBCC (widening access entry) including a science subject plus English and 2 science subjects at National 5.
You would require a satisfactory PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) check to show you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details.
School of Health Sciences