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Online Postgraduate M.Sc. in Advanced Radiotherapy Practice

This two year postgraduate M.Sc. consists of all 6 Diploma modules and the completion of the Research Dissertation module (30 ECT).
On successful completion of this M.Sc. you will be able to in addition to:

  • Critically appraise the biological consequences of ionising radiation exposure and its potential in cancer treatment
  • Devise, develop and complete a substantial, intellectually challenging research project related to the field of study.
  • Sustain a coherent argument that draws on an engagement with and critical appraisal of existing knowledge relevant to the research project
  • Relate the specific research topic appropriately to wider issues, debates or concerns in the general field of radiation therapy
  • Identify radiological anatomy nad critically appraise the optimal imaging for radiation therapy, from diagnosis to on-treatment verification
  • Critically appraise the relevance adn application of the principles of target volume delineation and demonstrate proficiency in target volume and organs at risk delineation
  • Anticipate, recognise and appropriately manage site specific treatment-related toxicities
  • Use evidence-based medicine to underpin their radiation therapy practice and devise and plan research in the field of radiation therapy
  • Critically examine healthcare management processes and their application in oncology
  • Critically appraise the biological consequences of ionising radiation exposure and its potential in cancer treatment

Fees

Up-to-date information about course fees can be found at the Academic Registry.

For full details on how to apply please contact pgradrt@tcd.ie or call us on (01) 896 3234.