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MSc Advanced Radiotherapy Practice

Advanced Radiotherapy Practice Online

Course TitleAdvanced Radiotherapy Practice
QualificationPostgraduate Certificate / Diploma/ M.Sc
Duration Options 1-3 years
Next Intake September 2019
Video Open Day - Course Information
Expressions of Interest
Closing date July 30th 2019
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This course can be considered towards CPD for professionals associated including IIRRT, IMC, IAPM, CORU and other similar professional bodies

Course Details

Our postgraduate radiotherapy course online aims to develop knowledge and skills in the advanced radiation therapy management of cancer patients and to enable you to critically evaluate and participate in research in this area.


It is aimed at Radiotherapy professionals that:

  • Are seeking to expand their career into Advanced Clinical Practice; Management and/or Research.
  • Wish to work in an extended role in their department.
  • Are returning to employment and may wish to update their knowledge on current evidence-based practice.

During this course you will gain in-depth evidence based knowledge of the management of radiotherapy patients, critically evaluate your practice and develop ideas for services improvements within your practice and workplace.

The online delivery of this programme allows you to:

  • Undertake a flexible yet structured programme of education, with no requirement to attend the Trinity Campus.
  • Benefit from evidence-based learning resources and input from clinical experts.
  • Share experiences and ideas with fellow students doing online discussions.
  • Benefit from weekly engagement with fellow learners and academics through interactive webinars.

Module Delivery and Assessment

The Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in Advanced Radiotherapy Practice is offered as a one year online programme and runs from September until June. Routes to M.Sc. are outlined below:


The programme uses a range of authentic continuous assessments which gives you the opportunity to produce work which is highly relevant to the clinical environment and develops independent life-long learning skills; this includes written and practical assignments, online activities, project and case studies.

Admission requirements

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.
  • 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.


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