Computed Tomography, M.Sc.

Computed Tomography, M.Sc.

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  • 16 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
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The MSc Computed Tomography (CT) course is aimed at radiographers working in clinical CT. It has been developed to encompass contemporary technological advances in CT and to provide a platform for discussion of clinical and evidence-based CT practice.

About

The course aims to foster the individual, personal and professional development of the postgraduate radiographer, in order to achieve a high level of competence in CT scanning. It endeavours to cultivate a critically questioning approach to CT practice and fosters the necessary skills to apply knowledge in relation to complex decision-making. It also encourages radiographers to advance research in the field of CT.

Course Overview

  • Confers clinical competence in CT scanning on successful graduates.
  • Develops specialist teamwork, leadership, research and critical thinking skills.
  • Accommodates professionals in full time employment through flexible programme delivery
  • Provides a platform for discussion of state-of-the-art technological advances and clinical applications.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Irish Institute of Radiographers and Radiation Therapists.

Programme Structure

Modules

  • The Technology of CT modules encompass the physical theories and technological principles underlying CT, image processing, quality control, equipment management and radiation protection thus encouraging a safer and broader spectrum of clinical operation.
  • The Professional Practice of CT modules encompass clinical practice, clinical placement hours, scanning protocols, optimisation of practice and facility management. 
  • The Advanced CT Imaging module enables refinement of professional competencies in CT through the integration of advanced theoretical knowledge, evidence based practice and high level clinical practice skills. 

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 16 months
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:

      100

      The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    • Minimum required score:

      600

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    • 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.

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    Academic Requirements

      International applicants must:
        • International applicants must:
        • Hold a BSc (Honours) or equivalent in Diagnostic Radiography.
        • Have attained a minimum score of 7.0 in IELTS (a minimum of 6 in each band).
        • All test results must be less than 2 years old. This is necessary to ensure that prospective students can manage the programme’s academic workload and communicate effectively within the clinical placement environment.
        • Have attained at least 9 months clinical work experience in CT prior to commencing the course, and provide documented evidence supporting this on the pre-clinical hours declaration form.
        • Provide an academic and clinical reference support your commitment to and ability to undertake this course.

        Tuition Fee

        • International Applies to you

          20900 EUR/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 20900 EUR per year and a duration of 16 months.
        • EU/EEA Applies to you

          7330 EUR/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 7330 EUR per year and a duration of 16 months.
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        Living costs for Dublin

        • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
          Living Costs

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