Module details

Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Start date


Course length

5 days plus assessment day


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Lecture/workshop days - dates/times


Tutorial dates/times

September, October and November

Exam dates/times


Module description

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) is a vital part of developing competent, capable health service practitioners prepared to deliver a dynamic, flexible, quality, client-focused service. If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands then you may be eligible for fee-free access to our LBR modules and/or programmes. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply.

What you'll cover

There is a multi-professional approach to study with key note lectures online supported with case study discussions and image viewing.

Who is this course for

This module can be studied as part of an Advanced Practice pathway or as a module on its own for CPD.

To undertake this course you must have evidence of study at BSc (Hons) level and professional registration. This module has a built in assessment day and is composed of online teaching, self-directed study and some campus based activity. The aim of this course is to introduce the participant to a systemic approach used in the analysis of radiographic images of the chest in line with their own professional requirements.

Course team

Alexandra Partner

Richard Tucker

Structure, certificates and assessment

How you are assessed:

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:


What can you use this credit for next?

MSc Advanced Practice Programme at the University of Derby

Benefit to the employee

This will increase your knowledge in a specific area of practive. You may wish to go on and do formal reporting chest courses and that this will support your learning towards that.

Benefit to the employer

Your staff will be more knowledgeable and confident at analysis of chest x-rays and the underlying principles of image quality.

Entry requirements

Hold an undergraduate degree

Professional registration with HCPC/NMC or equivalent

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 £1,000.

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
Module: Alex Partner (Programme Leader) +44 (0)1332 593035

Additional information about your studies

Minimum numbers

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