Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) - BSc (Hons)
Studying radiography will give you the skills, resilience, and healthcare knowledge to use cutting-edge medical technology to capture diagnostic images. You will develop your clinical abilities for an exciting career in a dynamic healthcare environment providing outstanding patient centred care.
Why study Radiography (Diagnostic Imaging) at Keele University?
Radiography at Keele University if accredited by the Society of Radiographers and is approved by the Health and Care Professionals Council.
"I’ve enjoyed my Keele University and Radiography experience so much, mainly due to the amazing teaching from you all and how much our course feels like a family. You’ve all gone above and beyond to ensure we all receive the best university experience and I can’t thank you enough. I’m so glad I chose to come to Keele to study Radiography. I feel I will come out of this a better person and radiographer because of my choice."
"I have found the Radiography modules incredibly interesting and this has inspired me to read around topics and look up concepts in greater detail."
Darwin Imaging Suite
State of the art Siemans Multix Fusion digital X-ray suite will allow you to become confident and competent with authentic X-ray equipment before attending clinical placements.
In the Darwin you can practice using the phantom patient to practice your technique in small group sessions. There is also IT facilities and recording cameras to revise your positioning technique as required. All the above facilities in the Darwin Imaging Suite will help you consolidate learning from all academic modules into clinical practice.
Jack Ashley Digital Health Hub
A state of the art IT suite with multiple double screened high definition monitors enabling you to review high quality images in your image interpretation sessions. This facility allows you to independently review radiograph images to aid your learning.
Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year.
This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence.
Keele University is consistently ranked among the top universities for student satisfaction, and we have over 70 years' experience of teaching a foundation year to students. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele.
The information within this page is for students wishing to start their studies in September. If you would like to start this course in January, please visit our January pages for further details.
Our Foundation Year allows you to develop your critical thinking, academic reading, writing, and communication study skills along with subject-specific knowledge and skills. Upon meeting the progression criteria and successfully completing our Foundation Year, you will automatically progress into your Keele undergraduate degree with the confidence that you have the skills, and knowledge needed to successfully complete your course.
The Foundation Year is a is a two semester programme which provides a tailored pre-degree programme of study to better prepare you for the BSc (Hons) Public Health. For example, in the Academic and Professional Development for Health module you will begin to develop an awareness of professional standards that you will be working to in your degree and professional career. Course content has been developed in collaboration with degree teaching teams, so that by the time you begin Year 1, you will be ready to excel at your studies, as the majority of our Foundation Year students do.
You will gain a greater appreciation of historical and contemporary approaches to health and social care within the UK, considering key health issues and challenges facing health and science services. At the same time, we will advance your knowledge of human biology and chemistry, giving you a solid grasp of body systems, science and lab work. You'll develop safe, professional laboratory skills and get to know the mathematical techniques and quantitative methods used across health science-related and social care programmes.
Throughout the programme, you will develop subject-specific and broad based skills that will be invaluable in your academic career and beyond. You can find out more about our Foundation Year, Including Information on learning, teaching and assessment methods and further opportunities available to you by visiting our homepage.
The module details given below are indicative and will give you a good idea of the range of subjects that we teach. We regularly review our teaching to ensure that the modules we offer are up-to-date; therefore, the modules available to study are liable to change.
Semester One Modules
|FYO-00237||Foundations of Human Biology for Health||15 credits|
|FYO-00241||Foundations of Chemistry for Health||15 credits|
|FYO-00213||Foundations of Numerical and Quantitative Methods for Health Students||15 credits|
Semester Two Modules
|FYO-00239||Advancing Human Biology for Health||30 credits|
|FYO-00245||Foundations in Health and Society||15 credits|
Year long modules (Semesters One and Two)
|FYO-00181||Academic and Professional Development||30 credits|
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Additional GCSE requirements
BBC - if A-Level subject does not include Biology,Chemistry or Physics or
General Studies and Critical Thinking
A minimum of 6 GCSE subjects at grade C (or 4) or above including English Language, Maths and a combined or single Science. These must be taken in one sitting. Applicants should have obtained their GCSE qualifications before applying.
CCC - If A-level subject includes Biology, Chemistry or Physics
How to Apply
Visit UCAS for applications. You should apply for Public Health with Foundation Year
UCAS code: B705
Direct Entry Students
If you already have your qualifications, are not expecting any further results and only wish to apply to Keele, please contact the Admissions Office directly.
We also offer a January start for some of our Foundation Year courses. Adopting a blended learning approach, the January start is particularly useful for students wishing to return to education following time out of studying, or who are seeking a flexible approach to their Foundation Year studies. Our January start is available across most of our Science, Humanities, Social Science and Business courses.
Whilst still being a full-time course, our blended delivery model combines live teaching sessions - both online and on-campus - with self-directed study, enabling you to predominantly study at a time that suits your lifestyle. You will benefit from weekly online taught sessions which encourage you to engage with your teachers and peers.
In addition to online study there will be a series of full study days that you will be required to attend throughout each semester. These sessions may include lab-based activities, group work, review of course and assessment materials studied online. They will emphasise opportunities for you to deepen your knowledge and understanding of your chosen route.
Please refer to the September start tab for more information about the entry requirements and what you will study. The modules that you will take on a January start Foundation Year will be similar to those for the September start, but in a slightly different order and pattern.
For more information, including fees, the UCAS code for this course, how to apply, and how you will be taught, please visit our January Start Foundation Year webpage.
Our International Foundation Year is delivered on campus through Keele University International College (KUIC). Find out more about the International Foundation Year options on the KUIC website.
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