Therapeutic Radiotherapy (Pre-Registration)

Queen Margaret University


This course provides graduates an ideal opportunity to retrain and enter a rewarding and challenging healthcare profession. It will allow you to develop the technical, interpersonal; and professional knowledge required to work as a therapeutic radiographer and will include a range of practical and theoretical learning. You will learn about different aspects of oncology, including diagnosis of tumours and the different treatment options available. You will also consider the wider aspects of treatment including safety, planning and developments in practice as well as the appropriate patient management.

Entry Requirements

A good honours degree (normally second class or above). An application should illustrate what has been done by the applicant to research, and understand more about the role of a therapeutic radiographer. In particular, evidence of understanding the skills, attributes and values required to work as a therapeutic radiographer should be evident in the application. Where possible a visit to a department should be evidenced.

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



Postgraduate Diploma



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


School of Health Sciences


Health Professions

SCQF Level