Post-Graduate Imaging Courses

Salford’s post graduate courses in Advanced Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine have been updated and ready for applications

Optimax 2016 research training

By Rob Hogg-Thompson, University College London Being the son of one of the founding members of the OPTIMAX summer school, I’ve been to every edition since its birth in 2012. Until this year, I’d never been with the intention of taking part. Rather I went because my dad would have an apartment in a desirable…

Preparing our bright new students for a career in radiography

Welcome to the 2016 cohort! Thanks to our wonderful admissions team (Rob Higgins and Emma Dodd) the BSc (hons) Diagnostic Programme at Salford can’t be accused of failing to attract students. Maybe it’s our fantastic facilities or our World Class Research or maybe word has got out that our NSS scores have just gone through…

Advanced Practice: what’s that?

New post-graduate students Next week we will be welcoming more than 100 new students to the post-graduate Advanced Medical Imaging programme at Salford. This innovative programme allows practitioners to develop new skills and extend their practice in a wide range of radiological and radiographic procedures. Wide range of options Study options include: reporting (MSK, mammography,…

Optimax 2016: 20 tutors, 38 students and 11 nations

This weekend 20 tutors and 38 students are winging their way to the University of Salford from 7 different European countries to take part in the annual Optimax summer school. However, including their own international students, they will represent 11 different nations including: Portugal; Iraq; Ireland; the Netherlands; Norway; Brazil; South Africa; Sweden; Switzerland; Vietnam…

Diagnostic Radiography students bid farewell

Graduation: the highlight of the year On Thursday we will be all dressing up in our finery to formally celebrate our third years’ graduation at the wonderful Lowry Theatre at Salford Quays. However, no matter how resplendent this annual celebration is, all in the Radiography Directorate at Salford enjoy our own informal badge ceremony a…

Man of the month

We are really delighted to have Andrew Tootell on our team. Why? Andrew has only gone and been nominated under the Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Awards 2015-16. This year, the VCDTAs have seen a staggering 42% increase in applications from last year, which speaks volumes to the level of pedagogical excellence which the University is clearly…

Post-grad? 3 reasons to consider Salford!

This blog is all about our superb post-grad provision for radiographers and other health professionals who use imaging as part of their role What post-graduate programmes of study do we have at Salford? We have 3 exciting courses: (1) Nuclear Medicine (where you can learn how to be a nuclear medicine practitioner);  (2) Ultrasound Imaging…

New Recruitment Flyers

The radiography directorate has taken receipt of a  set of shiny new flyers for its core programmes: BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography; MSc/PgDip/PgCert Advanced Medical Imaging; MSc/PgDip/PgCert Ultrasound Imaging; and MSc/PgDip/PgCert Nuclear Medicine. You can see the BSc flyer featured below. For the others you can contact the programme leaders whose details can be found on…