• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

A flexible, distance learning pathway for qualified therapeutic radiographers designed to meet the continuous professional development requirements of health care professionals.

Use emerging technologies and more innovative and creative working practices to prepare become a specialist research-focused radiographer who will help revolutionise health and social care provision to better meet society’s changing demographic health needs.

The course offers education in the latest theoretical and clinical developments relating to radiotherapy and oncology. You'll gain the opportunity to critically reflect on theory, contemporary research, and evidence-based practice related to therapeutic radiography in order to inform your personal and professional practice and contribute to cancer service delivery improvement.

Employability

Successful completion of the Radiotherapy and Oncology MSc (or intermediate awards) at London South Bank University will prepare learners to seek employment which provides opportunities to develop their role further and potentially move into practice at more advanced levels. In addition it will be used to develop skills to evidence CPD and lifelong learning, as per professional body requirements. Depending on personal and professional requirements, students are able to build up from PGCert to PGDip to MSc awards.

Graduates may pursue a career in clinical practice in a variety of settings in the UK or internationally. Examples of specialities (either competency/non-competency) offered within this course include:

  • Advanced Practice
  • Education in healthcare
  • Research

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research in Health and Social Care
  • Clinical applications of radiotherapy treatment planning 
  • Motion management in radiotherapy 
  • Radiotherapy patient on-treatment review 
  • Hybrid Imaging in Radiotherapy 
  • Image guided radiotherapy
  • MRI - clinical applications in radiotherapy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      PgDip: 2 yearsMSc: 3 years

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      • PgCert Level: 1-3 years
      • PgDip Level: Max of 5 years if participant wishes to undertake the top-up to MSc level
      • MSc Level: 1 year top-up to MSc (complete entire qualification within 6 year timeframe)
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
    • PgCert: 60 credits
    • PgDip: 120 credits
    • MSc: 180 credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

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.

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General Requirements

  • A degree or diploma in Therapeutic Radiography or any other relevant professional qualification.
  • Students must be registered to practice as a health practitioner in accordance with the professional requirements of their country.  
  •  The programme is designed for Therapeutic radiographers, however nurses with appropriate experience may also be considered for the Radiotherapy on-treatment review module, as a stand-alone module.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4593 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4593 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3555 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3555 GBP per year and a duration of 24 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

Thanks to our generous supporters and alumni, we have a range of scholarships and bursaries for students joining LSBU’s postgraduate courses.

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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