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Healthcare Science (Radiotherapy Physics) BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Our BSc in Radiotherapy Physics will give you the expert training you need to begin a rewarding and highly skilled career in the healthcare profession as a dosimetrist in radiotherapy physics.

Over this structured, modular degree, you will learn about using radiotherapy to treat various cancers. You will combine in-depth academic work with practical clinical and technological skills in a range of specialised healthcare settings.

Radiotherapy Physics is a vital field of medicine requiring a high level of responsibility and technical skill. As a radiotherapy physicist/radiotherapy physics technologist, you will work as part of a team to develop individual treatment plans for people with cancer and be responsible for the precise calibration and use of sophisticated radiotherapy equipment.

As your career progresses, you will have excellent opportunities for advanced practice and further study to Masters and doctoral level.

RADIOTHERAPY PHYSICS CAREERS

There are also many opportunities to work in research, education, management, and the private sector.

On graduation, you will be eligible to apply for membership of the regulatory body, the Register of Clinical Technologists, and enter the workplace as an independent practitioner.

Professional Body Accreditation

Accredited by the National School of Healthcare and Science and The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 30 1

    10th out of 35 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 181
    150 72%

    10th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    4th

    21
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    34th

    21

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