posted 5 April, 2024

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 23 September to Friday 27 September 2024 – applications now being taken

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 2024 intake of 60 credit PgCert


Course details

Entry requirements

Applicants for post-graduate modules will need to meet the following criteria:

  • registration with an appropriate regulatory body, for example, HCPC/NMC/GMC
  • possession of a recognised appropriate qualification (at a minimum of level 6), for example, BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography
  • be employed within the breast care field and have access to the necessary clinical workload for the module
  • evidence of departmental support due to the nature of the clinical competency requirements
  • if English is not the first language, students must have an IELTS average score of 7.0 with no individual element below 7.0

Visit the London South Bank University website for further details.

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.

South East London National Training Centre