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Radiography Courses


£150 million invested in facilities in the last 10 years
number 1 university in the East Midlands for graduate employment


The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 Top 20 university for teaching quality

Recognised for our excellent teaching standards, our radiography course will lead you to a rewarding career within the dynamic field of Diagnostic Imaging.

Study with us and step into a career as a qualified radiographer, working alongside other health care professionals to help diagnose and treat patients. Innovative teaching by our qualified health care team will give you the technical and interpersonal skills you’ll need. The statistics speak for themselves - The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 rates our radiography course as number one for teaching quality and top ten in the UK overall.

“I thoroughly enjoy the interactive lectures”

“I thoroughly enjoy the interactive lectures and taking part in group work as well as being in clinical skills and clinical placement.”

Radiography Courses at Derby

This is Radiography

  • Our course is accredited by the College of Radiographers and is also approved by the Health and Care Professions Council, meaning you’ll be eligible to apply to register with them as a diagnostic radiographer when you graduate
  • You’ll hone your skills in our diagnostic imaging suite, refurbished in 2016. Containing the latest x-ray machines, ultrasound equipment and iDEXA scanners, which accurately image bone density and body composition, it’s a great learning environment to hone your skills and prepare you for the world of work
  • Placements include large teaching hospitals and community hospital departments. Experiencing a range of environments will help you to understand how different imaging departments work, witness the variations in imaging equipment provision, and help you to decide where you’d like to focus your career when you graduate
  • We’ve developed an exciting curriculum which will support you to gain the skills employers seek. You’ll develop mentoring and leadership skills to support you to develop the next generation of radiographers and we’ll help you to explore the role you’ll play in improving health and social care services - a pertinent area of practice in today’s NHS.

What our Radiography graduates do

You’ll be eligible to register with the Health and Care Professions Council as a qualified diagnostic radiographer on completion of the course.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

  • diagnostic radiographer.