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Advanced Radiation Therapy Practice - Treatment Planning

Course Description

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

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

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 field of radiotherapy treatment planning.

It is aimed at Radiation Therapy professionals that:
Are seeking to expand their career into advanced techniques, treatment planning or/and research.
Wish to work in an advanced role in their department in treatment planning
Wish to update their knowledge on current evidence based practice.

Entry requirements

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)
Specialist Techniques in radiotherapy (10ECTs)

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 12 months:
Imaging for advanced radiotherapy practice (10 ECTs)
Delineation for radiotherapy planning (10 ECTs)
Specialist Techniques in radiotherapy (10 ECTs)
Research Methods (10 ECTs)
Treatment Planning for Modulated Techniques (10 ECTs)
Proton Therapy Planning and Delivery (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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