Single Module Level 7

Core Skills for Chest Reporting (Level 7, 15 credits)




One semester

Next enrolment

January 2025


In a nutshell

Core Skills for Chest Reporting (CSCR) is a 15 credit theoretical module introducing concepts that influence image appraisal, decision making and communication.

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



You will:

  • develop your practice
  • explore the concepts that influence image appraisal
  • apply learning to your clinical caseload
Course details

All about the course

CSCR supports you to develop your practice by applying your knowledge of these concepts to analysis of your clinical reporting caseload. 

Academics and clinical experts holding honorary lecturer appointments with the University of Salford have developed learning resources and will deliver the teaching for this module.

What will I be doing?

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


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 2024/25 £735 per 15 credit module
    Part-time 2025/26 £765 per 15 credit module

    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

    January 2025