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University of Brighton: Diagnostic Radiography (pre-registration) MSc

Institution University of Brighton View institution profile
Department School of Sport and Health Sciences
Telephone 01273 644644
Study type Taught


The Diagnostic Radiography MSc degree prepares you to become a registered diagnostic radiographer in two years. You’ll study for a masters and meet statutory requirements to gain a professionally recognised qualification.

The degree is ideal for graduates with related first degrees who wish to gain both a professional and academic qualification and start a career in this highly rewarding field.

As a diagnostic radiographer you’ll play a key role in medical teams taking high-quality imaging to help diagnose and monitor illness or injuries to enable patients to receive the right treatment.

You’ll develop the required technical skills and knowledge, and the caring skills needed for a successful career. emphasising how statutory requirements are met. Around 50% of your course will be spent gaining experience on placement.

The teaching team includes experienced radiographers. You’ll also benefit from visiting lecturers from collaborating healthcare organisations.

The focus on interdisciplinary learning across all our health courses enriches your experience while also preparing you for the reality of professional practice.

Recognising that patients come first in everything the NHS does, and the values of the NHS constitution – respect, dignity, compassion and working together for patients – are embedded in our curriculum.


The University of Brighton has a community of around 3,000 postgraduate students from all over the world. We have three campuses in Brighton on the south coast of England - whichever campus you’re based at, you’ll be by the beach, beautiful countryside and within easy reach of London.

We’re also in the top 50 for graduate outcomes in the UK (Complete University Guide 2024).

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