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This study programme is a one year course and is equivalent to three A Levels. It consists of 45 credits of subject area units and 15 credits of study skills unit. The subject area units are graded units while the study skills units are ungraded. The units include Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology content of which has been designed to ensure it supports students with a keen interest in working in the field of radiography, forensic science or any other health related course. It has been designed to support learner's progression to higher education and employment. You will be awarded the Access to Higher Education Diploma (Radiography)
Aims of the course
The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Radiography) is a Level 3 qualification which prepares people who have a demonstrable interest in entering a radiography related profession to study their course of choice at the university. The course is equivalent to three A level subjects
Subject Area units
- Numerical Methods
- Chemical Kinetics
- Matter: Particles and Formulae
- Structure and Properties of Biological Molecules
- The Muscular-Skeletal System
- The Reproductive System
- Medical Imaging
- Motion, Energy and Forces
- X-Ray Tubes/X-Ray Production
- Practical Scientific Project
Study Skills units
- Examination Skills: Preparing for and Succeeding in an Examination
- Report Writing
- Reading and Comprehension of Scientific Writing
- Speaking and Listening Skills
- Finding and Reading Information
All units are compulsory and internally assessed.
The course is internally assessed and eternally moderated by OCN. Your progress on the course will be assessed on a regular basis using different methods which include coursework, essays, assignments, presentations, tests, practical reports, observations and any other suitable technique. You are required to pass ALL the subjects and study skills units to achieve the qualification.
Higher education to study Radiography, Diagnostic Radiography, Forensic Science, Radiotherapy and Oncology
The entry requirements to join the Access to HE Diploma in Radiography is four GSCEs subjects at grade A*-C / grade 9-4 standard which must include English, Maths and Science. An initial assessment and an interview will be conducted to assess your suitability.
Classrooms, Computer rooms, Work placements, external visits and external speakers.
Process for Application
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