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MSC Enhanced Radiotherapy and Oncology Practice

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JAN-23

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the core principles underpinning current and future radiotherapy practice.
  • Tailor your learning to your individual professional development needs with optional modules.
  • Undertake both independent study and work-based learning relating to radiotherapy and oncology.

Learn about cancer cell biology and how treatments affect the growth and development of the disease, individually and in combination with each other. Enhance your knowledge of specific radiotherapy practice whilst taking a wider perspective as you look at the interdisciplinary nature of oncology.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

All modules are designed to support your continuing professional development and the development of skills needed to plan and evidence this. We use various assessment methods, supporting the development of your academic and professional skills. Online activities are used to promote engagement with the distance learning materials, provide support for the final assignment and facilitate online discussion with your fellow peers on the module.

You can study individual modules from this course and gain academic credit towards a qualification. Visit our continuing professional development website for more information.

You learn through

  • essays
  • business cases or journal article
  • project and research work
  • poster and PowerPoint presentation
  • case studies
  • service improvement proposal and plans
  • critical evaluations
  • profiles of evidence
  • planning portfolio

Future careers

If you are a therapeutic radiographer or another healthcare professional working within radiotherapy and oncology, this course offers you the opportunity to progress in your specialism. You take advantage of an increasing number of opportunities related to role development and extension, and skills mix across the various healthcare professions working in radiotherapy and oncology.

You may also be eligible to apply for accreditation of work-based projects and prior certificated learning, which will count towards your final award. Please contact us for more information.

Tuition fees

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 42 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 181
    138 65%

    17th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    24th

    8

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