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Medical Imaging (Diagnostic Radiography)

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Top 15 in the UK for Medical Technology

13th in the Complete University Guide 2024

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92% graduate employment or further study*

*based on full-time, first degree, UK domiciled graduates, HESA Graduate Outcomes survey 2020/21

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Long placement blocks - become part of the team

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Applied experience and fieldwork opportunities in the UK and abroad

With a degree in Medical Imaging (Diagnostic Radiography), you’ll have the skills required to successfully embark on a career as a Diagnostic Radiographer, working in a range of hospital departments and using various forms of imaging technology to look inside a patient’s body and help diagnose injuries and illnesses.

Patients are at the centre of all we do and so your clinical placements (where you will get hands on experience) are an integral part of our course. These placements are formed of one large block per year as we believe that it really gives you the chance to settle into one of our partner hospitals across the South West, and allows you to gain confidence in your own abilities.

We have fantastic equipment on site, from purpose-built laboratories to a digital radiography room and ultrasound. Our brand new 3T MRI scanner and PET/CT scanner will open up new opportunities for your learning.

Our Medical Imaging team is one of the few in the country that actively undertake research; with a high number of teaching staff who have already undertaken, or are currently undertaking a PhD. Not only is our teaching led by the latest research in the area, but you will have the opportunity to be a part of the research.

Once I’ve qualified from the University of Exeter, I’d like to specialise and then travel; this course gives me the opportunity to work, not only in the UK but anywhere in the world.


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