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    1. 2017
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Radiography (Medical Magnetic Resonance)

MSc / Postgrad Diploma / Postgrad Certificate |
Take your clinical skills in Magnetic Resonance Imaging forward in a range of settings of increasing complexity.

Key Information

Start date

Autumn intake September 2017
Spring intake January 2018

Duration

Pg Certificate Part-time: 1 year

Pg Diploma Part-time: 2 years

MSc Part-time: 3 years

UK/EU

Part-time: £3,750 per year (MSc); £3,500 per year (PgDip); £3,500 total cost (PgCert)

Non-EU

Part-time: £7,500 per year (MSc); £7,000 per year (PgDip); £7,000 total cost (PgCert)

Who is it for?

The MSc Medical Magnetic Resonance has been designed for Qualified Radiographers working in or rotating through Magnetic Resonance Imaging who wish to advance their clinical practice and understanding of this modality.

Objectives

This course has been designed to:

  • Enhance the professional practice and personal development of practitioners
  • Provide opportunities for discussion and shared experience between practitioners
  • Enhance critical, analytical, professional, research and communication skills and promote the ability to relate these skills to individual clinical practice
  • Further develop the skills necessary for life-long independent learning
  • Prepare you to take on the professional roles of advanced practitioners
  • Encourage autonomous planning and implementation of tasks at a professional level
  • Encourage the development of originality in the application of knowledge to clinical practice
  • Enhance your understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to interpret knowledge in your field.

Accreditation

The College of Radiographers logoSociety of Radiographers logo

Requirements and how to apply

Entry requirements

  • Honours degree in Radiography or other relevant health-related subject from a UK institution or
  • Appropriate professional qualifications e.g. Diploma of the College of Radiographers
  • International qualifications in Radiography may be acceptable if the holder is able to gain registration with the Health Professions Council
  • Applicants should have a minimum of one year of clinical experience in the clinical speciality in which they wish to study before starting the course and should continue in clinical practice while on the programme.

NB: Students should be working as a radiographer in a Magnetic Resonance Imaging department at least three days per week (or equivalent).

English requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English an IELTS score of 7.0 is required with no less than 7.0 in each component of the test.

Visa requirements

If you are not from the European Economic Area / Switzerland and you are coming to study in the UK, you may need to apply for a visa or entry clearance to come to the UK to study.

The way that you apply may vary depending on the length of your course. There are different rules for:

  • Students on courses of more than six months
  • Students on courses of less than six months
  • Students on a pre-sessional English language course.

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, you cannot undertake any City courses on a part-time basis.

For more information see our main Visa page.

How to apply

Applications for 2017 are now open.

You will be required to provide original degree certificates; this can be completed at induction.

Apply now

If you have any enquiries please contact the Programmes Office:

Tel: +44 (0)20 7040 5790
Email: pghealth@city.ac.uk

Postgraduate Admissions
School of Health Sciences
City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB

1st
in London for professional health care courses including radiography (Guardian University Guide 2017).
96%
of Radiography graduates in employment or further study within six months of course completion (2015 DHLE data).

Scholarships

The School of Health Sciences believes that exceptional academic and clinical performance should be recognised and rewarded. We have several scholarships available for students starting on our courses this September and January.

Placements

Students should be working as a radiographer in a Magnetic Resonance Imaging department at least thre days per week (or equivalent).

City is unable to provide a clinical placement.

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We offer a free language course for City, University of London students.

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Student support

We offer an extensive support network during your time here at City, University of London – from Learning Support (including disability support) and counselling to financial and career advice – leaving you free to enjoy every opportunity campus life has to offer.

Find out more about the different types of student support available.

Teaching and learning

You will learn through a mix of lectures, class discussions, seminars, presentations, case study analyses, interactive computer-based exercises, a virtual learning environment, guided independent learning and individual supervision.

You will be taught by City Academics who specialise in Computed Tomography, Radiologists, Industry Professionals and Radiographers.

Assessment

You are assessed on a range of areas including your project dissertation, exams, written assignments, oral presentations and posters.

Modules

Core and elective module diet will vary depending on which certificate is undertaken.

Core modules

Core modules in year one (certificate year) are:

  • RCM124 Physics and Instrumentation of Medical Magnetic Resonance (30 credits) - year one, term one
  • RDM017 Clinical Applications of Medical Magnetic Resonance (30 credits) - year one, term two.

Both these classroom modules involve two three-day blocks of teaching totalling thirty-six hours (six hours per day).

For the Postgraduate Diploma (year two) in Radiography (Medical Magnetic Resonance) the core modules of:

  • RCM124 Physics and Instrumentation of Medical Magnetic Resonance (30 credits) - year one, term one
  • RDM017 Clinical Applications of Medical Magnetic Resonance (30 credits) - year one, term two
  • HRM011 Introduction to Research Methods and Applied Data Analysis (30 credits) - year two, term one.

The remainder of the course will be selected from elective modules.

For the MSc Radiography (Medical Magnetic Resonance) (year three) you must obtain a minimum of 180 credits and include core modules of:

  • RCM124 Physics and Instrumentation of Medical Magnetic Resonance (30 credits) - year one, term one
  • RDM017 Clinical Applications of Medical Magnetic Resonance (30 credits) - year one, term two
  • HRM011 Introduction to Research Methods and Applied Data Analysis (30 credits) - year two, term one
  • APM002 Dissertation (60 credits) - year two, terms one and two.

The remainder of the course will be selected from elective modules.

Elective modules

  • RCM005 Evidence Based Practice (15 credits – distance learning)
  • RCM010 Student Negotiated Module 1 (15 credits – distance learning)
  • CHM003 Comparative Imaging (30 credits – distance learning)
  • CHM002 Education in the Workplace (15 credits – distance learning)
  • RCM124 Physics and Instrumentation of Medical Magnetic Resonance (30 credits – 36 hours classroom based) only suitable for students with some CT rotation
  • RDM017 Clinical Applications of Medical Magnetic Resonance (30 credits – 36 hours, classroom based). Only suitable for students with some CT rotation.

Career prospects

The postgraduate programme in Medical Magnetic Resonance will enable you to work towards advancing your practice and support a rationale for more senior roles in the profession including specialist clinical practice, management and research.

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

Previous students have gone on to take positions overseas, in research, management and advance clinical practice. Some of our students have taken their skills and continued to study to PhD level.


Applications for 2017 are now open.

You will be required to provide original degree certificates; this can be completed at induction.

Apply now

If you have any enquiries please contact the Programmes Office:

Tel: +44 (0)20 7040 5790
Email: pghealth@city.ac.uk

Postgraduate Admissions
School of Health Sciences
City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB

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