This module is designed to develop the Magnetic Resonance radiographer's knowledge and skills in the core Magnetic Resonance Imaging techniques that inform clinical practice.and the underpinning Magnetic Resonance physics, technology and safety
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About this course
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The radiographer working in Magnetic Resonance Imaging needs to have an operational knowledge of a range of routine imaging techniques to be able to provide an effective clinical service. Not only is there a requirement to have knowledge of the pathophysiology and image appearances of disease but also of the appropriate imaging parameters, techniques, protocols, safety and contrast media. This module is designed to develop knowledge and skills in the core MRI techniques that inform clinical practice.
This module is available as a credit bearing module or can be taken as part of a postgraduate Certificate / Diploma.
Linked programmesPgCert/PgDip/MSc Advancing Practice, PgCert/PgDip/MSc Advancing Practice, PgCert/PgDip/MSc Advancing Practice
Module runs over a 12 week period in total. Students are expected to attend all classes and complete all coursework associated with the module.
Exact Teaching dates are TBC
Applicants must have completed the pre-requisite module RAD815 Magnetic Resonance Imagining (MRI Module 1) - Applying the Core Concepts
Applicants must also:
(a)(i) Have a second class Honours degree or better in an Allied Health Profession subject from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, from the Council for National Academic Awards, the National Council for Educational Awards, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council, or from an institution of another country which has been recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or
(ii) Have an equivalent standard in a Postgraduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or an approved alternative qualification; and
(iii) Where applicable be eligible for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.
(iv) Where applicable have continued employment in an area relevant to the chosen modules.
(v) Have a minimum of one year's post-qualification experience (excluding course attendance).
(b) Provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent) and for non-native English speakers, IELTS 7.0 (with no contributing band at less than 6.5) or, as an alternative to (a) (i) or (a) (ii) and/or (b):
(c) In exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme.
English Language Requirements
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 7.0 with no band score less than 6.5.
Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.
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ApplyHow to apply
SELF FUNDED PLACES
Interested self-funded candidates should make a direct application using the University's online application system which can be accessed via the University homepage or by using the following link: http://www.ulster.ac.uk/applyonline.
Anyone who will be receiving a Commissioned place from the Department of Health (DoH) in Northern Ireland via their HSC Trust should contact their Line Manager in their Health and Social Care Trust in order to obtain a Commissioned Application Form. Please DO NOT apply directly via the University online application system.
Commissioned application forms are distributed from Ulster to HSC Trust representatives normally in July/August for Semester 1 modules and November/December for Semester 2 modules.
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Fees and funding
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- Northern Ireland & EU:
- England, Scotland & Wales:
Please note fees displayed are for 2017/18 Academic Entry. Fees are correct at the time of publishing.
Information about how to pay for a course including different payment options is available at
Dr John Cathcart
T: +44 (0)28 9036 8192
Faculty contact regarding admissions and application process:
Mrs Julie Nesbitt
T: +44 (0)28 9036 6029