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Advanced Radiation Therapy Practice - Clinical Practice (Online P.Grad. Certificate/ P.Grad. Diploma)

1 Year Part Time ; 45 places

Course Description

The Advanced Radiation Therapy Practice programme has two separate strands- this is the Clinical Practice Strand.

This online education programme aims to develop your knowledge and skills in the advanced radiation therapy management of cancer patients.

It is aimed at Radiation Therapy professionals that:

• Are seeking to expand their career into advanced clinical practice, management or/and research.

• Wish to work in an advanced role in their department.

• Wish to update their knowledge on current evidence based practice.

 

ENTRY ROUTES

There are two entry routes for this course:

  1. Postgraduate Certificate
  2. Postgraduate Diploma

Both these entry routes may lead to an MSc.

POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE

The postgraduate certificate consists of three online modules completed over one academic year:

• Imaging for advanced radiotherapy practice (10 ECTs)

• Delineation for radiotherapy planning (10 ECTs)

• Advances in radiation therapy (10 ECTs)

On successful completion of this Certificate, you may choose to register to complete three additional modules towards the award of a postgraduate diploma.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA

The postgraduate diploma consists of six online modules completed over one academic year:

• Imaging for advanced radiotherapy practice (10 ECTs)

• Delineation for radiotherapy planning (10 ECTs)

• Advances in radiation therapy (10 ECTs)

• Research Methods (10 ECTs)

• Management skills for healthcare professionals (10 ECTs)

• Radiobiological principles and practice (10 ECTs)

On successful completion of this Diploma, you may choose to register for an MSc top up year and complete a Research Dissertation module towards the award of a MSc.

MORE INFORMATION

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Postgraduate Study in Advanced Radiotherapy Practice

In this video Dr. Anita O'Donovan speaks about the online postgraduate certificate and diploma in Advanced Radiation Therapy Practice - Clinical Practice and the online postgraduate certificate and diploma in Advanced Radiation Therapy Practice - Treatment Planning.

Course Details

Number of Places

45

Course Coordinator

Dr. Anita O'Donovan

Next Intake

September 2022

Closing Date

31st July 2022

Applications will be accepted from those who:

  • Hold an honours primary degree in Radiation Therapy, Medical Physics, Medicine or a related discipline; or otherwise satisfy the selection panel that they have the ability to complete and benefit from the course.
  • Evidence of relevant professional experience.
  • Have access to radiation therapy planning software for the duration of the course.
  • Have a fluent command of the English language. Students whose first language is not English must meet the University's English language requirements.

Course Fees

Click here for a full list of postgraduate fees

Get In Touch

Course Director

Dr. Anita O'Donovan

Telephone Number

01 8963234

pgradrt@tcd.ie

Website

For more information: https://www.tcd.ie/medicine/radiation-therapy/postgraduate/ARP-online.php