24 months
Duration
51200 AUD/year
31700 AUD/year
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About

The Radiation Therapy program at Monash University is designed for those with a degree in science or a related health discipline wishing to become a registered Radiation Therapist.  

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

During the Radiation Therapy program at Monash University , you will gain knowledge and understanding of the scientific concepts and principles underpinning medical radiations science practice including optimisation of equipment, quality assurance and the biological consequences of ionising and non-ionising medical radiations.

This is the only distance learning graduate entry radiation therapy program offered in Australia and it may be available if you are interstate and want to study in your home state. 

Continuous clinical attachments are a key feature of the course and as such your clinical hours will be greater compared to other entry to practice Radiation Therapy courses. Placements are available to you in large teaching hospitals and private practices to ensure you gain the best opportunities.  Placements are also available in rural settings and interstate. 

Outcomes

This intensive, workplace-based course provides you with a fast-track qualification because you study full-time in three semesters, including a summer semester each year. You will be taught by leading academics with extensive experience in the practice of radiation therapy and science.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply for general (full) registration as a radiation therapist from the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (subject to English language requirements).

Accreditation

The Master of Radiation Therapy is accredited by the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Radiation therapy science  
  • Radiation therapy work experience 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
98

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
98

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Monash University and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS provider 00008C 

  • An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in science or health science including study of human anatomy and physiology with a credit (60%) average.
  • Applicants must also have passed Year 12 Physics or higher or an equivalent bridging course 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51200 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31700 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Fees for domestic students: Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

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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