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Radiotherapy and Oncology (Pre-Registration)

Queen Margaret University

Content

This course is designed to allow you to retrain in the area of radiotherapy and oncology. It is not suitable for people already holding a qualification in therapeutic radiography.

Radiography is a caring profession that calls for technological expertise. Therapeutic radiographers use radiation to give radiotherapy treatment to patients with cancer.

If you are considering this career move, it is essential that you have good interpersonal skills as radiographers have to interact with other healthcare professionals as well as with patients and their families, many of whom may need considerable reassurance.

This course will focus on the professional elements required of a therapeutic radiographer. The aim of the course is to further develop the analytical, theoretical and practical skills of an honours graduate so that they can demonstrate the necessary attributes required for a registered therapeutic radiographer. This will enable employment within the UK.

You can exit at the PgDip level.

Entry Requirements

Normally a science or health-related honours degree. This course is not suitable for applicants already holding a qualification in therapeutic radiography.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Faculty

School of Health Sciences

Department

Health Professions

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.qmu.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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