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About

The Healthcare Science (Nuclear Medicine) (Hons) programme from Swansea University will give you the expert training you need to begin a rewarding and highly skilled career working in the healthcare profession as a medical physics technologist/nuclear medicine technologist.

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Overview

Over three years you will learn about using isotopes and various forms of radiation to diagnose and treat many diseases, including different types of cancers, heart disease, gastrointestinal, endocrine and neurological disorders.

By taking the Healthcare Science (Nuclear Medicine) (Hons) programme from Swansea University you will combine in-depth academic work with practical clinical and technological skills in a range of specialised healthcare settings.

Nuclear Medicine is an exciting, continually developing field that requires a high level of responsibility and technical skill. As a medical physics technologist, you will be operating, maintaining, and monitoring complex, specialised equipment used in the diagnosis and treatment of patients of all ages. 

As your career progresses, you will have excellent opportunities for advanced practice and further study to Masters and doctoral level.

Career

Job prospects are excellent, with nearly 100 per cent of Healthcare Sciences students going on to work in their chosen profession within six months of graduating (Destination of Leavers in HE Study)

The NHS starting salary for Medical Physics Technologists is around £24,214, rising to £43,772. There are also many opportunities to work in research, education, management, and the private sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The excellent facilities in the College of Human and Health Sciences include a realistic clinical suite so you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice in an environment that reflects as closely as possible the actual conditions that you will experience when you go on placement.
  • Half your course will be taught at our Singleton Park campus on the edge of the beautiful Gower Peninsula and the other half will take place in healthcare settings. 
  • We have very strong links with healthcare providers and Welsh health boards, opening up a wide range of clinical placement opportunities for you.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Typical A-level Offer

  • Minimum BBB at A level, including maths or physics.
Typical Access to Science Offer
  • Distinction and Merit profile against the rules of combination. We do not accept Access to Healthcare or Access to Healthcare and Nursing. 
Typical BTEC Offer
  • DDD
Typical Welsh BACC Offer
  • Pass at B and either BB at A level (including Maths or Physics) or DD at BTEC
Irish Leaving Certificate
  • 345

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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