Our programme incorporates a high level of clinical skill in the practice of image evaluation and reporting of the chest. The modules fully integrate theoretical knowledge with practical ability, facilitating your development as a competent and reflective practitioner.
We have a highly motivated team of in-house and guest specialists from a variety of hospitals and over 25-years experience successfully delivering the Radiographic Reporting programme at LSBU.
Why Radiographic Reporting at LSBU?
Ranked 2nd in London overall for Health Professions (Guardian University Guide 2023).
Our course is a long established and successful programme, having started in 1996.
You can expect to be trained by our renowned teaching team of experienced radiographers in our specialist facilities.
Specialist reporting radiographers and radiologists provide stimulating lectures.
94 percent of Health Professions graduates get graduate level jobs or are in further education at professional or higher education level, within 15 months of graduation (Guardian University Guide 2023).
LSBU Health and Social Care graduates are the second highest paid amongst all London Modern university graduates, and the sixth highest in the UK one year after graduating (DfE LEO data 2022).
The Radiographic Reporting course offered by London South Bank University is pending re-approval by the College of Radiographers.
Applicants will normally be a registered radiographer, or other health care professional, with full access to radiographic images for reporting that should include a range of referral types, including, but not limited to, Emergency Department, critical care, outpatient and GP.
Participants should have written confirmation and support of an appropriate radiology department in which to train.
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Missing English and Maths qualifications?
If you do not have the required English and Maths qualifications needed to satisfy the entry requirements for this programme, we have courses available at our partner College that you can take to upskill in these areas. Find out more at South Bank College.
When applying for the course please upload a signed letter from your mentor and manager to confirm that you will be supported with time and training for clinical reporting.
Accreditation for Prior Learning (APL)
Potential applicants with previous credits for similar modules can be considered for APL towar an award. No more than 50% of the credits for an award can be from APL’d credits.
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We help our students prepare for university even before the semester starts. To find out when you should apply for your LSBU accommodation or student finance read the How to apply tab for this course.
Before you start your course we’ll send you information on what you’ll need to do before you arrive and during your first few days on campus. You can read about the process on our Enrolment pages.
PgCert (60 credits)
Foundations of Image Interpretation (20 credits) This online module introduces the principles of images perception and the opportunities for error in decision making. The implications for practice are considered from abnormality signalling through to written reporting, for integration within a modern healthcare system. Assessment method: 4000 word essay. 100% weighting
Radiographic Reporting: Chest (40 credits) This module enables the participant to achieve competence in the practice of radiographic reporting of the chest. Most of the study element will be in the clinical environment working with a mentor in partnership with the module coordinator, to ensure all academic components are met. Participants will be working within the healthcare environment and must have authorised access to radiology imaging, including a mix of acute and non-acute chest cases for review.
After successful completion of the Pg Cert Radiographic Reporting students will be eligible to study the Pg Dip / MSc Diagnostic Imaging modular programme for higher award.
This programme will assist in developing graduates career options as a practitioner, consultant, or researcher.
The course offers a flexible and responsive education and training provision which follows the requirements in respect of Continuing Professional and Personal Development (CPPD), linked to professional regulation and the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF).