Health CPD modules at University of Brighton


Diagnostic Imaging in the Lower Limb

This module is for healthcare professionals interested in lower limb diagnostic imaging

Module Information

Module code



This module studies the Health and Safety regulations governing the use of ionising radiation (Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 (IR(ME)R)) associated with diagnostic imaging It also allows students to consider the application of diagnostic imaging techniques, in the diagnosis, assessment and management of foot and lower limb pathology

We try and make this module as ‘hands on’ as possible. However, we do have to cover underlying principles and link this to core Health & Safety. In essence the module covers X-ray, Diagnostic ultrasound and MRI

Entry requirements

Applicants at level 7 must possess a bachelor degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.


Students will be asked to complete a written assignment addressing the use of imaging in practice pertaining to the students own area of clinical practice

Module leader

Simon Otter

Module dates

2024-25  Semester 1 – Falmer Campus –  Dates TBC


If you are choosing this module as part of a postgraduate or community course, please contact for specific information on the fee for this module

If you are taking this as a single module, the fee is:

2024/25 – TBC

Further Information

Please contact for further information about the module

This module can also be taken as part of a course, including:

MSc Advanced Podiatry

MSc Health / MSc Health and Education / MSc Health and Management

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