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New Medical Imaging students 2021

Medical Imaging

Welcome to Medical Imaging (Diagnostic Radiography) at the University of Exeter.

During Welcome Week you will have many opportunities to meet your fellow students and some of the teaching staff on your programmes too. As well as the fun stuff offered by the Students' Guild (such as taster sessions for various societies and sports clubs for example) you will also be attending timetabled welcome/induction sessions for your programme, which will inform you about what to expect as a student here in the College of Medicine and Health.

Some of the welcome sessions will be delivered online for safety reasons at this early stage in the academic year, but this will mean that the sessions can be recorded for you to review later in your own time. During the online sessions, you can post questions to us using the chat function and we will do our best to respond to them in-session.

Induction week timetable

You can view more information about academic induction events for Welcome Week on the Exeter Learning Environment (ELE) Medical Imaging page

We will be updating this page regularly as new details of induction and welcome activities are released. We're also working within Government guidelines, meaning information and activities may change as that guidance changes as well. Please ensure you check back here frequently for updates.

If you have any questions about your induction or starting your studies, then the Info points are the place to go for any questions you may have about your life as an Exeter student. Ours is Info at St Luke's; you can contact them on Tel: +44 (0)1392 724837 or Email:

We look forward to welcoming you!

Useful information

Recommended textbooks

Core Texts - electronic access is provided but students may find it useful to purchase hard copies

  • Bontrager K.L. (2017), Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy (9th edition), Mosby, ISBN 0323481876
  • Carlton R.R. and Adler A.M. (2013), Radiographic Imaging Concepts and Principles (5th edition), Delmar, ISBN 1473720524, 
  • Eisenberg R.L. and Johnson N.M. (2016), Comprehensive Radiographic Pathology (6th edition), Mosby, ISBN 9780323353243
  • Graham D.T., Cloke P. and Vosper M. (2012), Principles and Applications of Radiological Physics (6th edition), Churchill Livingstone, ISBN 9780702052156 
  • Gunn C. (2014), Bones and Joints: A Guide for Students (7th edition), Churchill Livingstone, ISBN 9780702071737
  • McConnell J., Eyres R. and Nightingale J. (2005), Interpreting Trauma Radiographs, Blackwell, ISBN 1-4051-1534
  • Polgar S. and Thomas S.A. (2013), Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences (6th edition), Churchill Livingstone, ISBN 978-0702041945
  • Raby N. (2014), Accident and Emergency Radiology - A Survival Guide (3rd edition), Saunders Ltd, ISBN 9780702042324
  • Ramlaul, A. (2014), Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy Research: Skills and Strategies, Churchill Livingstone, ISBN 9780702048289
  • Tortora G.J. and Derrickson B. (2017), Principles of Anatomy and Physiology (15th edition), John Wiley, ISBN 9781119336563
  • Whitley AS, Jefferson G, Holmes K, Hoadley G, Sloane C, Anderson C. (2015) Clark's Positioning in Radiography (13th edition). CRC Press, London. ISBN 9781444122350

See the full list of recommended textbooks and supplementary texts.