Breast radiology postgraduate programme

We offer Postgraduate Pathway in Breast Imaging modules in
partnership with London South Bank University. All applications have to be made directly with the University via their website. These can:

  • be taken individually as standalone modules
  • contribute to a PGCert (60 credits)
  • contribute to a PGDip (120 credits)
  • contribute to an MSc (180 credits)

Fees and further information

Please note that all the academic aspects of the modules will be delivered online. Some modules still have a clinical element requiring attendance at King’s College Hospital. See individual module information.

See below for a summary of courses. For more information, contact our Training Centre.

Postgraduate Award in Breast Imaging

PgCert in Breast Imaging (Mammography Theory and Practice - 60 credits)

Completion of both Mammography Theory and Mammography Practice meets the eligibility criteria for the College of Radiographers Post Graduate Award in Mammography Practice and meets requirements to work as a mammographer within the NHS breast screening programme (NHSBSP).

Mammography Theory – 20 credits

There are five academic days delivered online at the start of the module. No in-person visits to King’s College Hospital are required.

Course dates:
Monday 21 March to Friday 25 March 2022 – course now full
Monday 19 September to Friday 23 September 2022 - applications now being taken
Monday 20 March to Friday 24 March 2023 – application portal not yet open

Mammography Practice – 40 credits

Further days of practical training provided at King’s by individual arrangement. This can be undertaken before or after the theory element. Further details provided on application.

Price for 2022/23 intake of 60 credit PgCert: £3,516

Postgraduate Pathway in Breast Imaging

Mammography Image Interpretation and Reporting (40 credits)

For breast health care professionals who wish to engage in the interpretation and reporting of mammographic images.

This module is one academic year in length. There are five academic days delivered online at the start of the module. The remainder of learning takes place within the student’s own workplace. There are no in-person visits required to King’s College Hospital.

Start date: Monday 3 October 2022

Price for 2022 intake: £2,617

Clinical Breast Evaluation (40 credits)

For breast health care professionals who wish to develop their skill set in clinical breast examination and respond to the communication needs of the patient.

This module is one academic year in length. There are three academic days delivered online at the start of the module. The remainder of learning takes place within the student’s own workplace. Students are required to attend one assessment in person, held at either King’s College Hospital or London South Bank University. Please note this module is a pre-requisite for the Breast Ultrasound modules.

Start date: Monday 26 September 2022
Price for 2022 intake: £2,617

Breast Ultrasound (60 credits)

For health care professionals with no prior experience or qualification in ultrasound.

This module is two academic years in length. There are five academic days delivered online at the start of the module. The remainder of learning takes place within the student’s own workplace. Students are required to attend up to three clinical sessions at King’s College Hospital.

Start date: Monday 12 September 2022
Price for 2022 intake: £3,516

Breast Ultrasound (40 credits)

For qualified ultrasonographers looking to specialise in breast imaging.

This module is one academic year in length. There are two academic days delivered online at the start of the module. The remainder of learning takes place within the student’s own workplace. Students are required to attend up to three clinical sessions at King’s College Hospital.

Start date: Monday 12 September 2022
Price for 2022 intake: £2,617

Ultrasound Guided Interventional Procedures (20 credits)

For sonographers who are already qualified in breast ultrasound.

This module is one academic year in length. There are two academic days delivered online at the start of the module. The remainder of learning takes place within the student’s own workplace. Students are required to attend up to three clinical sessions at King’s College Hospital.

Start date: Monday 12 September 2022
Price for 2022 intake: £1,308