Diagnostic radiographers are responsible for the acquisition of high-quality clinical images used to detect, monitor and manage disease processes and the effects of trauma.

Diagnostic radiography

Diagnostic Radiography offers a range of career pathways, including clinical specialisation, management, teaching and research. On completion of your undergraduate course of study you can also choose to study at postgraduate certificate, diploma and masters level for radiography qualifications at St George’s.

Diagnostic Radiographers use a wide range of sophisticated equipment for different imaging modalities, such as X-ray, ultrasound and CT and MRI scanning, and combine this expertise with high standards of patient care. This offers a range of career pathways, including clinical specialisation, management, teaching and research.

Careers

  • General radiography    
  • Teaching
  • Trauma/accident and emergency    
  • Research
  • CT scanning    
  • Management
  • Magnetic resonance imaging    
  • Quality assurance
  • Nuclear medicine imaging    
  • Reporting
  • Breast screening/mammography

Advanced career paths

  • Reporting
  • Interventional radiography
  • Consultant practitioner

On graduation you can register with the Health and Care Professions Council and apply for membership with the Society of Radiographers.

There are a range of opportunities with the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education to develop your career once you have qualified. Modules can be studied as standalone or as part of a full MSc.


Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 October 2014 15:39

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