Clinical Applications of Computed Tomography  CPPD

Course Information

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Course Content

This module will explore the academic theory behind the various Computed Tomography (CT) techniques and provide you with the knowledge and ability to make informed decisions and judgements about your clinical role.

In order to become a competent and professional member of the team you must understand all aspects of the role and appreciate the factors which can affect the final diagnoses. You must be able to critically analyse this information and apply it to the clinical setting.

It is essential that you be in a position which will enable you to keep up to date with current trends within the speciality of CT. Through the use of student discussions throughout the duration of the module you will be exposed to a range of current working protocols in use in a range of differing clinical settings. This information will enable you to make informed decisions concerning best practice in CT.

In order to undertake the assessments and for this module you must spend a minimum of six weeks in a clinical CT department while the module is running.

This module will provide you with an understanding of the principles and techniques available for use within CT and to allow you to apply your knowledge and skills to the clinical situation and become a confident and reflective practitioner.

Term 1 Module Dates: 25th, 26th, 27th September; 9th, 10th, 11th October; 11th December 2017


Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

Applicants should hold an honours degree in radiography. Alternatively, applicants should hold a Diploma from the College of Radiographers or the equivalent from an international institution if the equivalent can lead to registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Applicants should have at least one year of clinical experience in Computed Tomography and be in clinical practice for a minimum of three days per week.

English Requirements

For those students whose first language is not English one of the following qualifications is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Application Deadline: