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Module Title
Imaging Science 2
Reference HS2056 Version 5
Created June 2017 SCQF Level SCQF 8
Approved November 2007 SCQF Points 15
Amended July 2017 ECTS Points 7.5

Aims of Module
The aim of the module is to develop the student's knowledge and understanding of the physical and operating principles of a range of imaging modalities.

Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
1 Describe the structure, safety and operating principles of a range of imaging technologies.
2 Explain the principles and applications of quality assurance within Radiography

Indicative Module Content
CT, MRI, Ultrasound and Radionuclide Imaging. Dental Imaging, Theatre Imaging and Mammography. Equipment and technologies - mobile, mammography, dental, MRI, CT, RNI, fluoroscopy. Digital imaging, aquisition, processing, manipulation and storage. Quality assurance testing and image reject analysis.

Module Delivery
Blended learning - Lectures, tutorials and practical sessions with directed and private study.

Indicative Student Workload Full Time Part Time
Contact Hours N/A 50
Non-Contact Hours N/A 100
Placement/Work-Based Learning Experience [Notional] Hours N/A N/A
Actual Placement hours for professional, statutory or regulatory body    

If a major/minor model is used and box is ticked, % weightings below are indicative only.
Component 1
Type: Examination Weighting: 100% Outcomes Assessed: 1, 2
Description: The assessment will take the form of a written examination.

Explanatory Text
The module will be assessed by a written examination which will be marked as a percentage.
Module Grade Minimum Requirements to achieve Module Grade:
A Above 70% in the examination
B 60% to 69% in the examination
C 50% to 59% in the examination
D 40% to 49% in the examination
E 30% to 39% in the examination
F 29% or less in the examination
NS Non-submission of work by published deadline or non-attendance for examination

Module Requirements
Prerequisites for Module Successful completion of all Stage One CertHE Radiographic Studies modules (or equivalent) will normally be required.
Corequisites for module None.
Precluded Modules None.

1 CARLTON, R. & ADLER , A., 2012. Principles of Radiographic Imaging. 5th ed. New York: Thomson Delmar.
2 GRAHAM, D. T. & Cloke, P., 2011. Principles of Radiological Physics. 6th ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
3 Journal articles and professional publications.
4 SHARP, P.F., GEMMELL, H.G. & SMITH, F.W., 1998. Practical Nuclear Medicine. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
5 SHERER, M. A. & VISCONTI,P.J, 2006. Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography Mosby:St Louis.

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