2018/19 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue
PGDip Diagnostic Imaging (Full-Time)
|Programme code:||PGD-DI-16FT||UCAS code:|
|Duration:||12 Months||Method of Attendance:||Full Time|
|Programme manager:||Jane Arezina||Contact address:||email@example.com|
Total credits: 120
Students must have the following:
1. Normally a BHSc / BSc (at least 2:1) honours health related degree from a recognised higher education institution in an appropriate subject eg BSc (Hons.) in Radiography, Nursing, Midwifery, Clinical Physiology or Medicine. Applicants with a 2:2 degree and 1 year's clinical experience also meet the criteria.
2. Have secured a suitable clinical placement (where appropriate) and:
- Employment with, or secondment to, a diagnostic imaging department or with access to diagnostic imaging facilities, approved by the University of Leeds
- Identification of a suitable clinical mentor within this department
- Employer's agreement to undertake the course and provide adequate time and facilities to meet the learning outcomes of the programme.
- Satisfactory interview & references.
Students may access the Post Graduate Diploma if they have already obtained a relevant (breast imaging, medical ultrasound or diagnostic imaging) Post Graduate Certificate / related academic credit from the University of Leeds within the last five years and have maintained their clinical practice and CPD in the interim.
Students may access the MSc in Medical Ultrasound if they have already obtained a relevant (breast imaging, medical ultrasound or diagnostic imaging) Post Graduate Certificate / Diploma / related academic credit from the University of Leeds within the last five years and have maintained their clinical practice and CPD in the interim.
Opportunities for accreditation of prior certificated learning (APCL) and or accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) are available.
Applicants who possess the College of Radiographers' Certificate of Competence in Mammography / Postgraduate Award in Mammographic Practice AND a minimum of 1 year (WTE) clinical experience within the last 5 years may be granted exemption from attendance for some aspects of the Mammography Technique module but will be required to undertake the appropriate range of course assessments to provide evidence of continuing competence to practice and of academic performance at Masters level.
School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:
School of Medicine
Examination board through which the programme will be considered:
School Board of Examiners
Professional Body Offering Accreditation:
CASE; Society and College of Radiographers
The Post Graduate Diagnostic Imaging programmes will deliver a high quality, research-led educational experience in order to develop highly competent practitioners who contribute positively to healthcare service provision.
This programme is multidisciplinary and will appeal to a range of healthcare professionals including those practising as radiographers, clinical physiologists, mammographers, sonographers, medical doctors, nurses, clinical scientists. It is aimed at local and national students who wish to develop their academic and clinical skills, in-depth knowledge and understanding, research and professional practice in specialist areas in diagnostic imaging such as Medical Ultrasound and Breast Imaging.
Year1 - View timetable
Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:
|ARCS5258M||Professional Issues in Diagnostic Imaging||15 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
Candidates will be required to study 105 credits from the following optional modules:
|ARCS5219M||Gynaecological Ultrasound||30 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
|ARCS5220M||General Medical Ultrasound||30 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
|ARCS5252M||Interpreting and Reporting Diagnostic Images||30 credits||Not running in 201819|
|ARCS5253M||Obstetric Ultrasound||30 credits||Sep to Aug|
|ARCS5254M||Focused Negotiated Imaging Practice||15 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
|ARCS5255M||Negotiated Imaging Practice||30 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
|ARCS5256M||Science and Technology of Ultrasound||15 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
|ARCS5257M||Science and Technology of Mammography||15 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
|ARCS5259M||Mammography Technique||30 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
|ARCS5260M||Image Guided Interventional Procedures||15 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
|ARCS5264M||Diagnostic Imaging Evidence Review||15 credits||Semester 1|
|ARCS5265M||Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Project||30 credits||Semester 1|
|ARCS5266M||Utilising CPD to Enhance practice||15 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
A Science and Technology module is compulsory and students must study either module ARCS5256M or ARCS5257M.
Students on the full time route will be guided to take the following optional modules: ARCS5253M, ARCS5219M and ARCS5220M; however, students may select other optional modules from the above list in agreement with the programme manager.
Alternative modules (to the value of 30 credits) from faculty catalogue may be studied at Programme Manager's discretion.
Year2 - View timetable
Year3 - View timetable
Last updated: 01/06/2018
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