Why Study Diagnostic Radiography?
The BSc Diagnostic Radiography course at Bangor University (which is taught from Bangor’s Wrexham Campus) will equip you with a unique mix of technology and people skills that will make you highly employable. You will learn not only about how x-rays are produced and the anatomy of the human body, but also how to talk to people and what sort of things patients/service users may be concerned about.
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Career Opportunities in Radiography
As a Bangor graduate in Diagnostic Radiography your career prospects are excellent. Over the last 11 years our graduates have found 100% employment within 3 months of graduation, mainly within the NHS.
Once employed, your career development is linked to continuous professional development and with additional in-work training you can specialise in a particular imaging modality or further develop your career within Radiography as an advanced or consultant practitioner.
As well as working within the health service, radiographers can also go on to work in the commercial sector. Possible careers include working as applications specialists providing training on the correct use of equipment to others, sales, and Informatics. Radiographers use cutting edge technology in the field of informatics in the UK. All imaging in the NHS has been digital since 2010, therefore you’ll have a vast knowledge base to support informatics in other areas of health, giving you additional career flexibility.
Do you have a question about life as a Bangor University student? Our ambassadors will be happy to help you find the answer.
They can tell you more about studying here, about the amazing Clubs and Societies we have, and how they made friends and settled into life at university as a Radiography student.
If you have any questions about the course, our lecturers are on hand to help. Below are some examples of frequently asked questions. Can you think of any more?
- What are the qualities of a successful Radiography student at Bangor?
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- How will I know that Radiography at Bangor is the right choice for me?
Our Research in Radiography
Our research groups are all part of the Bangor Institute for Health and Medical Research (BIHMR). We are building on BIHMR’s success in REF 2021 to sustain and grow excellence in health, medical and social care research.
Our research in Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy is ranked 15th overall in the UK. This work supports the University’s Welsh Government-backed flagship plans for a North Wales Medical School at Bangor University from 2024 that will build on our research strengths in Human Sciences and help develop future health and social care that is sustainable, place-based and bolsters the growth of the regional life sciences sector.