Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Start date

Week beginning 3 September (Week 5)

Course length

9 days (total)


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Lecture/workshop days - dates/times

Block release for 3 days (monthly)

Module description

This module contains the key principles to develop a fundamental understanding of the ethical, legal and practical considerations and skills required to successful and safely fulfil the role of a reporting radiographer. There will be a particular focus on report structure and phraseology and advanced communication skills, both in the interprofessional context and with patients.

The requirement for advanced practice have also been considered, this module will aim to enhance leadership skills and knowledge of quality improvement. You will also learn key skills required to teach and mentor others.

This module is a core element of the Postgraduate Certificate in Image Reporting.

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Approved by College of Radiographers

Who this course is for

This course is for Health Professionals who wish to produce formal reports on radiographic images. You will have a minimum of 2 years postgraduate experience and have regular access to radiographic images and radiology support.

Learning outcomes

Structure, certificates and assessment


Course team

Additional supporting evidence/forms etc. required to enable you to receive a decision regarding your application

Entry requirements

Normally, applicants must:

Fees and funding

2019/20 Fees (August 2019 - July 2020)

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £800.

For more information on payment options, please contact our Student Records and Fees team by phone on +44 (0)1332 591063 or email at

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact us

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) +44 (0)1332 591992
Kirsty Wood (module/workshop lead) +44 (0)1332 593087

Additional information about your studies

Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.

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