Studying Diagnostic Radiography at Salford

Diagnostic Radiography students at the University of Salford learning to use X-Ray equipment
So you’ve applied to study Diagnostic Radiography, we've made you an offer, but you’re still deciding or have further questions? 
We want to make sure you have all the information you need as you get ready to study at Salford. We hope the information below helps you in your decision making. If you have any further questions, simply get in touch with us here.

Why should you study Diagnostic Radiography at the University of Salford?


We have strong links with the NHS to ensure your placements are relevant to current practice and have close working relationships with the industry, including Wolverson, Toshiba Medical Systems and Cooke Medical.


We are proud to be in the top 10 for Radiography in the Sunday Times Good University Guide League Table 2022.


The course is accredited by the Society and College of Radiographers.

Our Facilities

A £2.5million University investment and collaboration with GE Healthcare has resulted in the Centre for Medical Imaging at The University of Salford with unrivalled clinical and simulation facilities. This includes:

  • Two static digital X-Ray systems.
  • One Optima digital mobile X-ray system.
  • A 3D Sonographe full field digital mammography system.
  • An Anatomage table for student learning and research.
  • A dedicated ultrasound suite comprising of five ultrasound scanners. Whilst ultrasound is taught at postgraduate level, as an undergraduate student you will get an introduction to the role ultrasound has as an imaging modality.
  • We are also one of the very few universities in the UK with access to a 16-slice Revolution Maxima CT scanner.

You will use our x-ray equipment during your first academic block and throughout the course to help you prepare you for clinical practice and to develop your skills as a Diagnostic Radiographer.

BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography

Did you know?

85% of our graduate students go on to work and / or study within 15 months after course completion.

Our graduates say:

"The radiography facilities are excellent and replicate clinical practice. This allows you to practice techniques in a low-pressure environment which increases your confidence before your hospital placements."

Student Support Services

We want you to enjoy your time studying here, but we understand that there may be times when you need a little extra support. Whether you need support with mental health and counselling, living costsaccommodation or just want a chat with our friendly Wellbeing Team, we will be here to help. Find out more about all of the student services we offer here.

Offer Holder Days: Experience Life At Salford

If you haven't already, make sure you secure a place at one of our upcoming Offer Holder Days. On a visit day, you will have the opportunity to experience life as a Salford student on your chosen course - you'll meet your teaching team, hear from current students and connect with other applicants.

Book a visit day


Go back on our Offer Holder Hub and find out more about accomodation, finance, and wellbeing and support.