University Diploma Radiography Assistant Practitioner Bridging Course*

Apply Now
Apply Now
Course overview
  • Course overview
  • Course details
  • Finance
  • Meet the staff
Apply Now
Apply Now
Book An Open Day Book An Open Day

Online application

Apply now

Key course details

Location Lancaster, Online
Duration Part-time, 2 Years
Start date September 2020
Entry Requirements Programme Specification
*subject to validation What does this mean?

This is a short course designed to provide experienced Assistant Practitioners with the additional academic knowledge, skills, and clinical experience to step on to year three of the BSc Radiography Programme. This course will focus on the detailed key underpinning knowledge related to radiographic science and anatomy which is required for transition into the final year of a radiography degree. 

You will receive high quality teaching from a highly experienced academic team who are passionate about patient care, their profession and the success of the students we work with.

We recognise that academic study at this level can be daunting and challenging for you if you have progressed from a non-traditional route. We will be with you throughout the programme to provide you with the support you need to to advance your career.

Radiography Assistant Practitioner pathway

News and Events

Leading university role for national uplands expert

Posted: 27 Aug 2019

One of England’s most influential uplands and common ground specialists, with close links to the Prince of Wales, is embarking on a pioneering role at University of Cumbria (UoC). Dr Julia Aglionby said she was thrilled to become a Professor of Practice at a time of great challenge and opportunity, explaining the appointment signaled a sea change for the national organisations she spearheads - and an exciting collaborative future.

Delivering healthcare at home hits the right note for singer Sarah

Posted: 5 Aug 2019

Supporting patients in her local community is the reward for newly qualified occupational therapist Sarah Morton. Sarah, a singer from Alston, is delighted to have landed her first job in the NHS upon graduating from the University of Cumbria. Her appointment with the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will see 30-year-old Sarah work with patients in hospitals at Hexham and Haltwhistle.

The perfect career as a Learning Disability Nurse

Posted: 4 Sep 2019

Diverse nursing roles can steer you far from the vision of a nurse in uniform caring for patients at their bedside within a Hospital setting. Graduate Shaheen Ratansi tells her story of the journey she has taken to find her perfect degree, starting a career in a supportive and empowering role as a Learning Disability Nurse.

PGCE Open Day

Sat 5 Oct 2019

There are many fantastic reasons to embark on one of our postgraduate courses, whether it’s to give yourself that extra advantage when applying for jobs, progress your current career or even if you just love your chosen subject and want to explore it further.

Undergraduate Open Day

Sat 5 Oct 2019

Here's your chance to experience living and learning with like-minded individuals on a campus where you'll find your course, your calling and your career.