Single Module Level 7

Advanced Procedures (Level 7, 15 credits)

School of Health and Society




Two semester

Next enrolment

October 2021


In a nutshell

The Advanced Procedures (AP) module is a 15 credit broad, flexible module which allows you to study one of a range of specialised techniques including for example; Cardiac Stress, Gastrointestinal and Fluoroscopic Practice, Arthrograms, CTC, Breast Intervention and HSG.

It is also available as part of our MSc Advanced Medical Imaging.  



You will:
  • develop your scope of practice
  • skills of critical reflection for personal and professional development
  • study one of a range of specialised techniques
Course details

All about the course

This module offers a structured pathway to develop your scope of practice, developing skills of critical reflection for personal and professional development.

This module can be adapted to suit a variety of clinical requirements and is not limited to the subjects listed above. Contact the module leader for further information:

Debra Weir

Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.

What will I be doing?

Teaching is delivered via two blocks of attendance at the University of Salford, supported by independent learning. 

Our team consist of a broad range of expert individuals and external professionals who hold honorary appointments with the University of Salford. Together with additional support from expert Clinical colleagues from supporting fields including Advanced Practice Radiographers, Radiologists, Speech and Language Therapists we provide a structured support mechanism throughout your Imaging Pathway.

The School of Health and Society

The School of Health and Society is a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real world impact.

Our courses are informed by the latest research and we work closely with organisations from both the public and private sector to ensure our teaching is at the forefront of practice.

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What about after uni?

This module can be taken as stand-alone for the purposes of continuing professional development or as part of our MSc Advanced Medical Imaging programme. 


Career Links

As a school, we work with over 100 health and social care organisations so our links with industry are very strong. These relationships will be of direct benefit to you because our academic team work in practice in some of these organisations at a senior level so are able to keep you at the forefront of developments in the sector which in turn help you provide a better service.


What you need to know

A clinical placement with access to a clinical caseload and the support of a clinical mentor will be required.

    Entry requirements

    Previous study and experience

    You will hold a degree in BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Radiography or other health care professional qualification, 2:1 or above.

    For clinically related modules, you will also have access to a relevant imaging caseload and support of a clinical mentor. Regrettably, the University of Salford cannot undertake to find a clinical placement for you.

    Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

    We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

    The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.

    Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

    How much?

    Type of study Year Fees
    Part-time 2021/22 £675 per 15 credits
    Part-time 2022/23 £690 per 15 credits
    Additional costs

    You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

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    Enrolment dates

    October 2021

    October 2022