Studying Diagnostic Radiography at Salford

Student using radiography scanning 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


We have a close working relationship with industry, including Wolverson, Toshiba Medical Systems and Cooke Medical


The course is accredited by the Society and College of Radiographers

Our Facilities

We have superb on-campus imaging facilities including two digital radiography x-ray rooms, CT imaging suite and anatomage table for student learning and research. We are one of very few universities in the UK which has a 16-slice 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.

As well as x-ray and CT we also have a dedicated ultrasound suite. 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.

Did you know?

In the last National Student Survey, 98% of students asked agreed that the course provided opportunities to apply what they have learnt, The learning community, learning resources and academic support also had high satisfaction rates.


Our graduates say:

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

BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography


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