This is a patient care role, and you will work in multidisciplinary teams in a variety of settings including operating theatres, accident and emergency departments and on wards.

Students looking at x-ray of handUsing x-ray, computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and a number of other techniques and technologies you will assist in the diagnosis of injuries and illnesses, and the planning of a treatment schedule.

This is a varied role, with some of your duties include assessing the clinical requirements of patients, performing radiographic examinations and assisting with more complex radiological examinations.

Typical starting salary: £21,176- £27,625 (Band 5 of the NHS Agenda for Change pay scale)

Robert Gordon University graduates:

Some of our graduates have gone on to be:

  • Diagnostic radiographer at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
  • Radiographer for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London
  • Radiographer for NHS Grampian in Aberdeen

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