BSc in Diagnostic Radiography

DURATION:
4 Years

To perform medical Image production and evaluation analysis in accordance with the established procedures and professional standards of practice without error of clinical significance.
To maintain medical diagnostic imaging equipment in accordance with radiography procedures to guarantee accuracy and safety of results.
To deliver various methods of communication in the health sector.
To ensure the rights, dignity, choice, respect, confidentiality and equality of all individuals regardless of race, age or religious beliefs.
To promote a high sense of health safety, security in the healthcare environment.

 

Admission Requirement for BSc. Diagnostic Radiography

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSSCE), West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) The minimum requirements for admission of WASSCE and SSSCE and candidates to first degree programmes are three (3) credit passes in three core subjects and three (3) credit passes in three relevant elective subjects.

  1. SSSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language, Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects. The elective subjects should include credit passes in 3 science subjects, i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics.
  2. WASSCE Candidates: Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language, integrated science and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects. The elective subjects should include credit passes in 3 science subjects, i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics.
  3. Advanced Level Certificate Applicants
    GCE candidates must have 5 credits at the Ordinary Level Examination or equivalent including English Language, Mathematics and either (I) Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Agricultural Science or (II) General Science and any other subject. In addition, candidates should obtain three credit passes at the GCE Advanced Level or equivalent in Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics, And Biology or Agricultural Science and a pass in General Paper (E or better).
  4. Diploma holders in Radiography will be considered for admission to level 300 of the programme and shall as such receive exemptions from the level 100 and 200 courses.
  5. Mature Applicants
    Mature applicants must be other paramedics and nurses with State Registered Nurse (SRN), Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) Or Registered General Nurse (RGN) Certificates and Certificates/Diploma in Radiologic Technology or first degree holders in relevant science disciplines. Candidates must have attained the age of 25 years or above with (5) credits in five (5) GCE “O” Levels or six credit passes in WASSCE/SSSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics And Science, and must have three years relevant working experience in addition to passing an aptitude test and an interview. Successful applicants will be admitted to the First year
  6. Foreign Students
    All foreign qualifications should be referred to the National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences and eligibility for admission to the programme (National Accreditation Board Act, 2007 [Act 744 (2(2b)]).
    It should be noted that the American SAT, TOEFL etc. cannot in themselves be acceptable as entry qualifications into Ghanaian tertiary educational institutions.
    Evidence of proficiency in English Language will be required in the case of applicants from non-English speaking countries.
  7. Qualified Health professionals who wish to carry out extended advanced study in Radiography.

 

Requirements for Graduation:

Provide information on the following requirements for graduation:
1.  Course Requirements; Student must pass all the courses per Miezah College of Health requirements.
Credits Requirements; Student must pass all the Courses per Miezah College of Health requirements.
2. To pass professional examination set by the professional body or affiliated institution.
3. To pass Miezah College of Health examination set by the academic unit.

Any additional requirements for graduation e.g. attendance.
1. Student must attend a minimum of 90% of theory work as well as Practical work per Miezah College requirement.

 

Affiliation and Accreditation:

1. Name of the Mentoring Institution to which programme is affiliated(where applicable):UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST
2. Proof of programme affiliation to the Mentoring Institution:
Affiliation Agreement Signed on 5th October, 2017.
3. Support:
A statement indicating that the proposed programme has the support of the following:
a. the relevant Board of the institution: Allied Health Professions Council
b. the mentoring institution (in the case of mentored institutions): University of Cape Coast (UCC)
c. the National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations(NABPTEX)(in the case of Higher National Diploma programmes by Polytechnics)
d. and approval for funding by the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE)( in the case of public institutions)

 

Study Options:

Regular
Weekend

Employment:

Public and Private sector institutions.

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