Nuclear Medicine Imaging
School - School of Health Sciences
Subject area - Radiography and Occupational Health
Start Dates(s): September
MSc (19 months part-time)
PgDip (one year)
Part-time - £6,000: Year One;
£1,500: Year Two (Dissertation)
- Receive guidance and tuition from respected nuclear medicine professionals
- Enjoy access to managed practical sessions in internationally renowned nuclear medicine facilities
- Gain a qualification that's professionally accredited by the Society of Radiographers
- Part-time study option
As a healthcare professional, this course offers you a valuable multidisciplinary opportunity to participate in continuing professional development.
During your time with us, you'll tackle five compulsory modules that will develop a deep understanding of the theory of nuclear medicine imaging. Practically, it will allow you develop skills in nuclear medicine that will allow you to practice competently and deal with complex and challenging situations
The course takes a blended approach to learning where you have blocks of attendance at Universtiy for lectures, tutorials and workshops. Supporting these learning activities are online learning through our virtual learning environment (BlackBoard).
The opportunity to come to university and meet your peers is important as it helps develop a sense of community and you are able to support each other through the programme. The time at university is highly valued by students.
You must have a UK-based clinical placement before commencing the course and spend a minimum of 3 days per week in clinical practice (excluding annual leave and weeks at the University). We can advise on this should you not have a placement but please note we cannot arrange it for you. Please contact the programme leader for advice
This course is made up of five compulsory modules which integrate theory with the clinical application and practice of nuclear medicine. There is a clinical practice requirement for the duration of the PgDip and you will be required to work closely with a nominated clinical supervisor.
The PGDip runs over one year making use of the three trimesters. The dissertation module continues in year 2 if you wish to continue. There is the option of retuning to complete the MSc after a break in your studies. You are advised to discuss with the programme leader the best option for you.
The course structure provides you the chance to exit with the following awards:
- Postgraduate Diploma: five modules over one year
- Master's: five modules plus a dissertation over a total of 19 months