This Radiation Safety course from the University College Dublin will attract participants from a variety of backgrounds and training. Radiation safety officers are employed in the medical, biomedical and industrial sectors and professional training is required by law. At present, UCD is the only institution to offer this training online in Ireland.Covers contemporary radiation safety issues for industry, medical and biomedical applications. Introduces radiation workers to the principles of the physics of radiation safety and the application of these principles.Provides the necessary tools for those who will become trainers in radiation protection and in the safe use of radiation sources in their profession.
CareersStudents who have completed this course find themselves in a good position to apply for jobs in the radiation safety sector, both medical and industrial.
- Units of radiation exposure and dose
- Biological effects of ionising radiationRadiation detection and measurement
- Legal issues and international framework in radiation safety
- Assessment of internal and external exposures
- Protection against occupational exposure
- Emergency planning; non-ionising radiation.
- 4 months
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DisciplinesChemical Engineering Public Health Health Sciences View 59 other Masters in Health Sciences in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- BSc Radiography, BSc Radiation Therapy or equivalent.
- A good standard of education (minimum of Leaving Certificate or equivalent) with evidence of ongoing training in the area of Radiation Safety and professional experience in a field utilising ionising radiation an operating under current legislation (SI 256 / SI30 for diagnostic exposures or international equivalent).
BSc Physics or equivalent.
An individual named on the General Register of the Medical Council or on the Register of the UK General Medical Council.
An individual named on the Register of Dentists held by the Dental Council of Ireland or on the Dentists Register of the UK General Dental Council.
Nurses registered with an Bord Altranais.
An individual named on the Register of the Veterinary Council of Ireland or on the Register of Members of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
International2480 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2480 EUR per year during 4 months.
EU/EEA1000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1000 EUR per year during 4 months.
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