• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Radiotherapy radiographers work as part of the health care team and are involved in decisions about radiotherapy patient management. They provide care and support to patients and their families throughout the cancer journey.

GCU is the largest provider of therapeutic radiography education in Scotland. The teaching team work closely with practice colleagues in the NHS and with their professional body to ensure the programme is relevant and up-to-date.

At the Radiotherapy and Oncology (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University you will have use of a dedicated radiotherapy treatment planning laboratory and digital image viewing equipment. Practice placements will provide you with experience in both large and smaller cancer centres.

Your career

Completion of an Honours degree in Radiotherapy and Oncology leads to eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), and membership of the Society of Radiographers.

Our Radiotherapy and Oncology (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University is internationally recognised and offers a range of career opportunities in hospitals and other clinical settings. You can also progress towards clinical specialisation, management, teaching and research careers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Applied Clinical Anatomy

  • Radiotherapy and Oncology

  • Fundamentals of Human Physiology

  • Foundations for Interprofessional Practice

  • Preparation for Radiotherapy Practice

  • Physics for Radiotherapy and Oncology Practice

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.

General Requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Year 1

  • SQA Higher: BBBB including English and two sciences, from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics, plus Nat 5 Maths at B
  • A level: BCC, excluding General Studies, but including two sciences with one at B, plus GCSE English and Maths at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H2 H2 H3 H3 including English and 2 Sciences at Higher and Ordinary level Maths and Physics at 02
  • IB Diploma: 24 points must include Biology, Physics and English
  • SWAP: Access to Radiography at BBB.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • RUK: £9250

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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