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    Hi, I am about to start a medical imaging degree in September 2016, is there anything that anyone can recommend as prior reading? I'm a mature student and as it's been a while since I've done science based learning I would like to get a bit of a heads up. Alternatively if there are any good websites I can familiarise myself with or how people went back to studying after a bit of a break! Any recommendations/advice/tips would be very helpful! Thank you in advance!
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    Congratulations. I am a mature student waiting for my interview date on the 6th of April at Salford. I am so nervous as i dont know what to expect
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    Hello Obriena34 and Primm,

    My sister in law is a Radiographer and has lent me a book called Basic Anatomy and Physiology for Radiographers by M Dean / T West. The book is helpful and easy to read (so far). Another book I keep hearing about and seriously considering buying is one called Bones and Joints: A guide for Students by Chris Gunn (Amazon £31).

    I have also joined Coursera (https://www.coursera.org/). It's free and has a wide range of modules to choose from: https://www.coursera.org/learn/anatomy and https://www.coursera.org/learn/physiology. You don't get an official certificate or anything but it might help ease you into studying again.

    Primm, being a mature student you may be asked how you would feel being instructed/supervised by a younger person and such like. They'll likely be a group task and perhaps a written statement but certainly an individual interview. It depends on the university. We were told to bring a passport sized photo (they attach it to your application).

    I'm both excited and terrified to begin Radiography in September.

    Good luck to you both!
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    Hello Obriena34 and Primm,

    My sister in law is a Radiographer and has lent me a book called Basic Anatomy and Physiology for Radiographers by M Dean / T West. The book is helpful and easy to read (so far). Another book I keep hearing about and seriously considering buying is one called Bones and Joints: A guide for Students by Chris Gunn (Amazon £31).

    I have also joined Coursera (https://www.coursera.org/). It's free and has a wide range of modules to choose from: https://www.coursera.org/learn/anatomy and https://www.coursera.org/learn/physiology. You don't get an official certificate or anything but it might help ease you into studying again.

    Primm, being a mature student you may be asked how you would feel being instructed/supervised by a younger person and such like. They'll likely be a group task and perhaps a written statement but certainly an individual interview. It depends on the university. We were told to bring a passport sized photo (they attach it to your application).

    I'm both excited and terrified to begin Radiography in September.

    Good luck to you both!
    Hi Daggan thanks for the heads up and congratulations on your offer. Which university are you going to?
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    Thanks both, best of luck Primm for your interview, I am going to have a look at the coursera website!
 
 
 
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