• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Who is it for?

The Radiography (Radiotherapy and Oncology) (Hons) programme at City, University of London provides a route into a rewarding lifelong carer as a Therapeutic Radiographer. 

Objectives

Therapeutic radiographers are specialists in hospital healthcare teams who use advanced technology and machines to plan and deliver radiation treatment for cancer patients with pinpoint accuracy. Excellent interpersonal skills are needed to explain the treatment plans and to support patients and their families.

The radiography department at City, University of London was founded following the merger of five of London's top radiography schools. It has one of the best equipped radiography clinical skills suites in the UK, including a life-size virtual radiotherapy environment. This offers a unique environment which will mirror many of the facilities you will encounter whilst undertaking your practice placements in the clinical environment.

Career prospects

Upon graduation, you will be professionally recognised by the College of Radiographers and will also be able to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to practise in the UK.

City's course has excellent employability rates; most graduates find employment in the NHS or private hospitals. Graduates may be able to practise internationally.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Radiography Research and Statistics
  • Management and radiotherapy technique 
  • Competence to practice 
  • Radiotherapy physics and planning
  • Radiobiology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    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

  • 'A' Level - Typically BBC (we do not accept General Studies or Critical thinking). Must include one of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics.
  • Combined – A combination of 'A’ levels and BTEC are welcome but will be reviewed on an individual basis.
  • UCAS tariff - 112 points. 
  • IB - 29 points (must include Physics).
  • BTEC - D*D*D (Applied Science or Medical Science only).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18400 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    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

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

Funding

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Radiography (Radiotherapy and Oncology) (Hons)
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