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Advanced Radiation Therapy Practice - Treatment Planning (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 Treatment Planning Strand.

This online education programme aims to develop your knowledge and skills in the field of radiation therapy treatment planning.

It is aimed at Radiation Therapy professionals that:
•    Are seeking to expand their career into advanced techniques, treatment planning or/and research.
•    Wish to work in an advanced role in their department in treatment planning
•    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)
•    Specialist Radiation Therapy Techniques (10ECTs)
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)
•    Specialist Radiation Therapy Techniques (10 ECTs)
•    Research Methods (10 ECTs)
•    Treatment Planning for Modulated Techniques (10 ECTs)
•    Proton Therapy Planning and Delivery (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
Use the following link for information on this programme
https://www.tcd.ie/medicine/radiation-therapy/postgraduate/ARP-online.php

 

Course Details

Duration

1 Year Part Time

Number of Places

45

Course Coordinator

Ms. Sarah Barrett

Next Intake

September 2021

Closing Date

31st July 2021

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

anita.odonovan@tcd.ie