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Access to Radiography

Cornwall College Camborne LEVEL: 3 Social Care & Health

This is an adult only Level 3 academic course that will give students an underpinning knowledge in academic subject areas relevant to radiography.

Successful completion of the course will enable progression onto a degree in Diagnostic Radiography. Unlike A levels it is a predominantly coursework-based qualification run over three short days a week.

Please Note:  This course is only available to applicants who are 19+


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Ideal if:

You are over the age of 19, have an interest in science and would like to gain an appropriate Level 3 qualification to progress to university.

This course will also be suitable if you have been out of education for some time and would like to improve your academic skills to prepare for university study.

You’ll need:

GCSE English, maths and science at grade C/4 or above, or be prepared to study one of these alongside your access to HE course.

Work experience in radiography is not essential but it is advised that students spend some time in a healthcare setting to gain relevant transferable skills. This can improve your chances of securing a place of university.

You’ll learn:

This diploma will comprise of a carefully chosen combination of units in human biology, physics and relevant HE study skills including maths. Sessions are taught by subject specialists and there will be opportunities to undertake practical work.


To attend three days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday) between 9.30am -3.00pm. The course is assessed continuously, with success not being dependent on final exams.

You’ll love:

The intensity of the course and how well prepared you will become for university study.

You will be supported for the duration of the course by a dedicated team of Access to HE staff.

You’ll go on to:

Diagnostic Radiography degree courses or other health profession qualifications.


Access to Radiography

Start Date

September 2020




1 year

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.