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Advanced Radiation Therapy Practice - Treatment Planning (Online Masters)

1 Year Part Time ; 45 places

Course Fees

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Course Description

The entry route to the MSc involves successful completion of the Advanced Radiation Therapy Practice P.Grad. Diploma followed by a transfer onto a top-up M.Sc year.

This online top-up MSc year builds on the learning from the Advanced Radiation Therapy Practice P.Grad. Dip. to enable students to critically evaluate and participate in research in their field.

This top-up MSc consists of a research dissertation (30 ECTs) completed over 1 academic year.

This online education programme aims to develop students’ knowledge and skills in the field of radiotherapy 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.

The postgraduate certificate consists of 3 online modules completed over 1 academic year:

  • Imaging for advanced radiotherapy practice (10 ECTs)
  • Delineation for radiotherapy planning (10 ECTs)
  • Specialist Techniques in radiotherapy (10ECTs)

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

The postgraduate diploma consists of 6 online modules completed over 12 months:

  • Imaging for advanced radiotherapy practice (10 ECTs)
  • Delineation for radiotherapy planning (10 ECTs)
  • Specialist Techniques in radiotherapy (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.

 

Course Details

Duration

1 Year Part Time

Number of Places

45

Course Coordinator

Ms. Sarah Barrett

Next Intake

September 2020

Closing Date

30 June 2020

Applications will be accepted from those who:

  • Must have successfully completed the online Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Radiation Therapy Practice within the last 5 years
  • 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
  • Be working in an area of radiation therapy for the duration of the course with access to radiation therapy planning software
  • 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

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