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Medical Imaging

Wecome to Medical Imaging (Diagnostic Radiography) at the University of Exeter. We're currently planning our Induction Week activities from 14 September to welcome you to the University of Exeter, so the information provided here will be changing as new details 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, as well as your personal email account, new University of Exeter email account, and your My Timetable for the most up-to date information from us. Please note you must have registered with the University and activated your IT account to access My Timetable.

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 will find them in South Cloisters, St Luke’s Campus or you can contact them on Tel: +44 (0)1392 724837 or Email:

This page gives you the information you need for your Academic Induction and what you need to do before you get here.

We look forward to welcoming you online!

View timetables for induction activities and other key information through the Exeter Learning Environment (ELE)

Please note: you must activate your IT account and register with the university before logging into ELE. Further information can be found on the New Students website


An overview of the induction timetable can be found below but please do check ELE and your personal timetable for up to date information.

Tuesday 15th September

10.30 ‐ 11.00 Welcome from the Head of Medical Imaging ‐ Karen Knapp
11.00 ‐ 11.15 Break
11.15 ‐ 12.15 Welcome to Medical Imaging ‐ Karen Knapp and Sue McAnulla
12.15 ‐ 13.15 Lunch
13.15 ‐ 14.45 Meet your Academic Tutors
14.45 ‐ 15.00 Break
15.00 ‐ 16.00 DBS Workshop 

Thursday 17th September

When convenient Introduction to Medical Imaging ‐ Meet your Education Support Team
10.45 ‐ 11.15 Break
When convenient Welfare, Wellbeing and Student Support
12.15 ‐ 13.15 Lunch
13.15 ‐ 14.15 Meet your Student Guild
14.15 ‐ 14.45 Break
14.45 ‐ 17.00 SOCIAL ‐ Quiz organised by team

There will be Occupational Health appointments on Wednesday and Friday.

Before you get here you'll need to register with the University and activate your University IT account. Take a look at the New Student pages for more details.

You may also want to look at our recommended textbook list below.

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.