City University London

Course Introduction

City's radiography degree provides students with the skills and knowledge to help on the frontline of cancer care. Graduates will have the skills to make a vital difference to patients and their families. City's Radiography Division was founded following the merger of five of London's top radiography schools, making it an excellent place to study radiography. City has one of the best equipped radiography clinical skills suites in the UK, including a life'size virtual environment. There are also close links with radiotherapy departments in hospitals, the radiotherapy profession and industry. Excellent interpersonal skills are needed to explain the treatment plans, while supporting patients and their families.

Course Modules

Year 1: 7 compulsory modules: common foundation module 1; introduction to professional practice; common foundation module 2; anatomy, oncology and management 1 (trunk); anatomy, oncology and management 2 (trunk); competence to practice 1; radiotherapy equipment. Year 2: 8 compulsory modules: research methods; radiation interactions; anatomy, oncology and management 3 (skin, head and neck); competence to practice 2; psychological aspects of cancer care; radiotherapy planning; radiobiology; palliative and terminal care. Year 3: 7 compulsory modules: anatomy, oncology and management 4 (CNS); competence to practice 3; extended literature review or research project; inter'professional studies; prescribing and IV injecting; progressive technique; healthcare policy and quality management.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 120
  • Irish Leaving Certificates BBCCC
  • GCE A-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma
  • CRB check required

Key Course Information

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82% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 79%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 82%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 63%

£24,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

85% Go on to work and/or study

In work 75
Studying 5
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 15
Unknown 5

25% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 35%

Total Coursework: 41%

Total Practical: 24%

£7,800 - £10,000
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,500 - £7,800
Typical cost of private accommodation