Single Module Level 7

Extending Advanced Practice (Level 7, 30 credits)

School of Health and Society




Two semester

Next enrolment

October 2021


In a nutshell

This 30 credit Extending Advanced Practice (EAP) module is for students who already hold a postgraduate level qualification and have already extended their scope of practice.

It is designed to enable you to develop within another area of practice taking a more independent and bespoke route to your learning. For example, if you already perform barium swallow examinations you may use this module to develop skills in another fluoroscopy examination such as proctograms.

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



You will:
  • develop within another area of practice
  • take a bespoke route in your learning
  • build on your existing radiography skills
Course details

All about the course

Examples of areas of practice which may be studied on this module include: all fluoroscopic procedures, CTC, niche Ultrasound areas such as Breast or Vascular Ultrasound, Breast MRI Reporting, Extended MSK reporting (GP referrals for example).

Other areas may be considered so please contact the module leader for further information:

Jo Coward

What will I be doing?

Teaching is delivered via two blocks of attendance at the University of Salford, supported by independent learning. Your learning will be delivered by a broad range of teaching and learning experts as well as clinical leaders from practice. 

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



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.

As this module is designed for practitioners who already possess post-graduate credits, we expect you to demonstrate a high degree of independence in your learning. Some taught sessions will be provided but a large proportion will be self-directed study.

    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 and possess postgraduate credits. 

    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 £1,350 per 30 credits
    Part-time 2022/23 £1,380 per 30 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