In Year One you’ll learn about anatomy and physiology, scientific and technological radiographic principles, and the professional requirements of a therapeutic radiographer. You’ll study radiotherapy treatment and management of skin and benign thorax (chest), head and neck, and digestive oncology (cancer).
In Year Two you’ll study the developments in the delivery of radiation treatment, the management of patients undergoing radiotherapy treatment for reproductive, urinary, endocrine and nervous system. Students are introduced to research methods. Integration of theory and practice is facilitated through 13 weeks of placement.
Year Three explores lymphatic, haemopoietic, paediatric, bones, sarcomas and emergency disease management and radiotherapy treatment. You will further develop the critical skills of evidence-based practice. There are 13 weeks of clinical placement.
In Year Four you will enhance, broaden and consolidate your theoretical, research professional and clinical skills to enable a smooth transition to working life. There are 13 weeks of clinical placement.
2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBBC (standard entry) or BCCC (widening access entry) including a science subject plus English and 2 science subjects at National 5.
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.
School of Health Sciences