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Diagnostic Radiography Applicants 2024

If you're applying to uni for Diagnostic Radiography for 2024 entry, introduce yourself to fellow applicants, ask questions and share your experience of applying so far:


What universities are you thinking of?
A level / BTEC/ IB / Higher predicted grades
Extra curriculars


Please don't share details of interview questions on the forum - it gives those who follow you an unfair advantage. :smile:


@CamembertPaws FYI
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Hey everyone!
I’m applying to Robert Gordon, Queen Margaret, and Glasgow cali, bcu and uwe! I’m Irish so I am doing the leaving certificate and study bio, chem, spanish, home ec, maths, english, and irish.
I have volunteered with a summer camp for teenagers with autism and down syndrome and have visited my local hospital (small, ct, ultrasound, xray) for one day.
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Hi, I'm thinking of applying to the University of Salford, Leeds and Bradford so far as they are the closest to home and I don't really want to move out.

I'm studying the BTEC National Diploma in Applied Science and an A-level in Psychology.

I've done some volunteering at a local infirmary in their urgent treatment centre, I still need to get some shadowing experience in a radiology department, however I'm planning to do that in the half-term maybe.

I was wondering whether I would have to do some extra reading on like the actual anatomy and physiology side of radiography before uni starts and whether they ask you about any of that in the interviews? Or is it just general questions about why and what inspired us to do the courses and that.

And also like, is there any assessments that we have to do to actually get in?? My friends are doing some healthcare courses and they do an assessment in the beginning of their uni year and I was wondering whether its the same for radiography???

This is so stressful omgggg!!!!!
Original post by sevynluvv
I was wondering whether I would have to do some extra reading on like the actual anatomy and physiology side of radiography before uni starts and whether they ask you about any of that in the interviews? Or is it just general questions about why and what inspired us to do the courses and that.

And also like, is there any assessments that we have to do to actually get in?? My friends are doing some healthcare courses and they do an assessment in the beginning of their uni year and I was wondering whether its the same for radiography???


Interviews are more likely to focus on your understanding of the role (so this is where shadowing experience is good), why you want to study DR, how you have dealt with the public in your work/volunteering experience, and then they might ask you how you would deal with certain scenarios in the workplace. For example, what would you do if you witness bullying between other staff members, etc. Learn the NHS values and 6 Cs and try to tie them into your responses:

https://www.nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk/en/nhs-staffing-pool-hub/working-in-healthcare/what-are-the-nhs-values
https://www.nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk/nhs-staffing-pool-hub/working-in-healthcare/the-6-cs-of-care

As for assessments at the start of uni, I've not heard of that. Once your place is confirmed after results day, your uni might give you a reading list to do some preparation.
Reply 4
Hii, i‘ve applied to Salford, Leeds, BCU, Cardiff and Sheffield Hallam. I’m doing the btec extended diploma in applied science. Extra curricular wise I have done a 3 day placement in a care home, I tried to find some work experience in a radiography department but that didn’t work out :frown:(hopefully that doesn’t affect my application too much). I also have a part time job in a post office.
Also I was wondering when’s the earliest offers(and interviews) will be made? Also what are the interviews like?? I’m actually very nervous for that part I’m so bad under pressure 😭
Reply 5
Hi everyone,

I'm considering applying for:
- BCU
- Salford
- Coventry
- Sheffield Hallam
- Leicester

I'm retaking my A-levels. I currently have CCC in Maths, Chemistry and Physics.
Reply 6
Hi , im going to be applying with BBD however the required grades are BBB. I’ve got :biggrin: Maths b biology B and physics D do you recommend for me to apply to foundation years too?
Hi, i’ve just applied for radiography at leeds, liverpool, exeter, cardiff and queen margarets with a*ab predictions. Has anyone heard yet about interviews? Good luck to everyone
Welcome to TSR :smile:
Has anyone else had a BCU interview come through yet? I have one next week and I am very nervous! Any tips are greatly appreciated :smile:
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Original post by Misssmith99
Has anyone else had a BCU interview come through yet? I have one next week and I am very nervous! Any tips are greatly appreciated :smile:

Did you get one from city university?
Original post by Maryyyyy5
Did you get one from city university?

I didn’t, I didn’t apply there sorry
Reply 12
Original post by Maryyyyy5
Did you get one from city university?

I just got one from city?
Reply 13
Original post by Maryyyyy5
Did you get one from city university?

Ignore the ? please 😅
Original post by normaw
If you're applying to uni for Diagnostic Radiography for 2024 entry, introduce yourself to fellow applicants, ask questions and share your experience of applying so far:


What universities are you thinking of?
A level / BTEC/ IB / Higher predicted grades
Extra curriculars


Please don't share details of interview questions on the forum - it gives those who follow you an unfair advantage. :smile:


@CamembertPaws FYI

Hi everyone,

I am a Specialist MRI Radiographer, if you have ANY questions at all, feel free to ask (as long as it meets TSR rules!)
Original post by MindMentor
Hi everyone,

I am a Specialist MRI Radiographer, if you have ANY questions at all, feel free to ask (as long as it meets TSR rules!)

Hellooo, how long did it take you to get into this role? ☺️thank you
Original post by normaw
If you're applying to uni for Diagnostic Radiography for 2024 entry, introduce yourself to fellow applicants, ask questions and share your experience of applying so far:


What universities are you thinking of?
A level / BTEC/ IB / Higher predicted grades
Extra curriculars


Please don't share details of interview questions on the forum - it gives those who follow you an unfair advantage. :smile:


@CamembertPaws FYI

Hi,
I’m applying to Portsmouth, Leicester, City University, Hertfordshire and Suffolk or Brighton.
My first choice is Portsmouth, I really want to go there!!
I’m predicted A*A and B/C(don’t know about last grade until mocks finish).
Has anyone received an offer from ports yet?
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Original post by normaw
If you're applying to uni for Diagnostic Radiography for 2024 entry, introduce yourself to fellow applicants, ask questions and share your experience of applying so far:


What universities are you thinking of?
A level / BTEC/ IB / Higher predicted grades
Extra curriculars


Please don't share details of interview questions on the forum - it gives those who follow you an unfair advantage. :smile:


@CamembertPaws FYI

Hi everyone,
I have submitted my UCAS application and have applied for city, Hertfordshire, Leicester, St Georges and LSBU. I am currently studying BTEC level 3 extended diploma in applied science. My extracurriculars are doing a one day placement in the radiography department, and working part time, I am currently working in a tuition centre for kids aged 4-16.
Hey everyone ! I've applied to Leicester, Leeds, Brighton, Keele, and BCU. I've received interviews from Leicester, Keele and Brighton so far. I take Human Biology, Psychology and Sociology, I already sat my Psychology exam this summer and got a B, I'm predicted A in Sociology and a distinction in Human Biology.
Just got first interview for Exeter, anyone else heard anything?

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