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(Hons) Radiography, Therapeutic, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (ARWU) London, United Kingdom
The (Hons) Radiography, Therapeutic BSc programme from St George's, University of London equips you with the knowledge, technical expertise and care skills needed to plan and deliver radiotherapy treatment to patients with cancer.
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Overview

In the (Hons) Radiography, Therapeutic programme from St George's, University of London you will learn how to use advanced radiotherapy equipment and digital technology such as CT scanners in a safe and responsible manner to target the tumour with millimetre accuracy, delivering the maximum dose with minimum impact on healthy tissue.

The therapeutic radiographer works alongside clinical oncologists, physicists and other healthcare professionals in a multi-disciplinary oncology team to provide patient-centred care. You will care for patients of different ages, social classes and ethnic backgrounds. It is important that the therapeutic radiographer has both the appropriate caring personality and technical and analytical skills.

Highlights

  • This course is run by the Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education, which is a partnership between St George’s, University of London and Kingston University. You will benefit from a multi-faculty experience combined with the health science expertise offered at St George’s.
  • Interprofessional education: Learning opportunities exist for our students to learn alongside one another reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of healthcare workplace environment
  • 50 per cent of your time will be spent in a NHS trust on placement as a student radiographer
  • The teaching staff have years of experience as radiographers
  • Careers advice and skills for employability are embedded into our teaching

Careers

Therapeutic Radiography qualifications from St George's are internationally recognised and offer a range of career opportunities in hospital and other clinical settings, with the opportunity to progress towards clinical specialisation, management, teaching and research careers.

Careers

  • Treatment planning
  • Teaching
  • Management
  • Quality assurance
  • Treatment delivery
  • Treatment review
  • Research
  • Treatment and patient support
  • Palliative care

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Interprofessional Foundation Programme
  • Introduction to Radiography
  • Radiotherapy and Oncology 
  • Personal and Professional Development 
  • Science and Technology 
  • Treatment Planning
  • Introduction to Practice
  • Application of Skills

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

GCSEs or EU equivalent
  • Grades: Grade 4 or above
  • A minimum of five subjects which must include: English Language, Maths and sciences including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or combined sciences (double or triple award) 
A Levels or equivalent
  • Grades: BBB
  • Subjects A level: three subjects including one science.
  • General studies and Key skills not accepted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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