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Advanced Radiation Therapy Practice - Clinical Practice - Online

This online top-up MSc year builds on the learning from the Advanced Radiation Therapy Practice postgraduate diploma (P.Grad. Dip.) to enable students to critically evaluate and participate in research in their field.

The entry route to the MSc involves successfully completion of the Advanced Radiation Therapy Practice P.Grad. Diploma followed by a transfer onto a top-up M.Sc year.

This top-up MSc consists of a research dissertation (30 ECTs) completed over 1 academic year.

This online education programme aims to develop students' knowledge and skills in the advanced radiation therapy management of cancer patients.

It is aimed at Radiation Therapy professionals that:
It is aimed at Radiation Therapy professionals that:

Are seeking to expand their career into advanced clinical practice, management or/and research.
Wish to work in an advanced role in their department.
Wish to update their knowledge on current evidence based practice.

Entry requirements

Applications will be accepted from those who:

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.

Have access to radiation therapy planning software for the duration of the course.

Have a fluent command of the English language. Students whose first language is not English must meet the University's English language requirements.

Duration

1 year part-time/online.

Further enquiries

Course Director
Ms. Laura Mullaney

Course Coordinator
Ms. Sarah Barrett

T: 01 8963234
E: pgradrt@tcd.ie

Subjects taught

The postgraduate certificate consists of 3 online modules completed over 1 academic year:

Imaging for advanced radiotherapy practice (10 ECTs)
Delineation for radiotherapy planning (10 ECTs)
Advances in radiation therapy (10 ECTs)

On successful completion of this certificate, you may choose to register to complete three additional modules towards the award of a postgraduate diploma.

The postgraduate diploma consists of 6 online modules completed over 1 academic year:
Imaging for advanced radiotherapy practice (10 ECTs)
Delineation for radiotherapy planning (10 ECTs)
Advances in radiation therapy (10 ECTs)
Research Methods (10 ECTs)
Management skills for healthcare professionals (10 ECTs)
Radiobiological principles and practice (10 ECTs)

On successful completion of this Diploma, you may choose to register for an MSc top up year and complete a Research Dissertation module towards the award of a MSc.

Application date

Closing Date 30th June 2020

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake September 2020

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