Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This programme enables participants to gain competence in the multi'skilled practice of breast evaluation. Shared learning for different healthcare disciplines is facilitated through a range of modules provided by collaborative partners at the Jarvis National Breast Screening Training Centre, Guildford, and at the South West London National Breast Screening Training Centre at St George's. By developing your multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis, care and management of breast disease, this programme enables the enhancement of service provision to the client requesting or requiring breast evaluation.

Course Modules

Modules include: Assessing and supervising in the workplace; breast cancer treatment, management and care; dissertation; managing continual professional development; quality and professional issues in health care; research methods; self'managed learning; digital imaging in healthcare; magnetic resonance imaging I: principles; foundation to image interpretation; computed tomography I: principles; interpretation and reporting in mammography; ultrasound of the breast; contemporary practice in breast cancer imaging; cancer management; advanced principles and practice of breast interventional techniques; clinical breast examination and client communication; introduction to breast imaging with radiation; management of people in the workplace; professional practice in mammography 1 and 2.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants must be a registered clinician in a relevant healthcare field; at least 2 years' full'time clinical experience; interview; applicants must also have mentoring support from appropriate personnel at their workplace for those modules with a clinical element.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate)
2 - 5 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £3,585  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Full Time
PgCert
2 - 5 years
Part Time
PgCert £3,350  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Full Time
PgDip £4,700  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Part Time
PgDip