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Radiotherapy and Oncology

Glasgow Caledonian University

Content

Therapeutic radiographers are highly skilled caring professionals who have an essential role in the treatment of patients with cancer. They deliver radiotherapy treatment using state-of-the-art equipment.

Radiotherapy radiographers work as part of the health care team and are involved in decisions about radiotherapy patient management. They provide care and support to patients and their families throughout the cancer journey.

GCU is the largest provider of therapeutic radiography education in Scotland. The teaching team work closely with practice colleagues in the NHS and with their professional body to ensure the programme is relevant and up-to-date.

Year 1
Applied Clinical Anatomy, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Fundamentals of Human Physiology, Foundations for Interprofessional Practice, Preparation for Radiotherapy Practice.

Year 2
Physics for Radiotherapy and Oncology Practice, Practice Education, Radiotherapy and Oncology 2, Working in Interprofessional Teams.

Year 3
Practice Education, Radiotherapy Treatment Planning and Brachytherapy, Radiotherapy and Oncology 3, Teams in Interprofessional Practice, Research Methods for Effective Practice.

Year 4
Practice Education, Leadership in Interprofessional Teams, Honours Project, Supportive Care in Oncology.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBB including English and two from Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics plus National 5 Maths at B. A Foundation Apprenticeship is accepted in place of 1 non-essential Higher. For widening access entry contact the institution.

You would require a satisfactory PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) check to show you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

B822

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Podiatry and Radiography

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.gcu.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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