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Radiotherapy and Oncology PgCert / PgDip / MSc

London South Bank University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    London South Bank University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

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. Enable continued professional development through independent and multi-disciplinary learning, thereby demonstrating maintenance of the standard of proficiency articulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and other relevant professional bodies. The course has been developed to enable students to apply scientific, research, professional and technical knowledge to their role within radiotherapy and oncology and also the wider health care team. 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 MSc (or intermediate awards) 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 Some graduates may stay in their country of origin or seek employment in another country. Alternatively graduates may pursue academic teaching or research careers in the UK or internationally. Graduates may seek to enrol for further study such as a PhD or Professional Doctorate. Throughout the programme you'll develop the skills that will support active engagement in the process of lifelong learning through critical reflection, to influence and enhance your professional practice and future employability. The Department of Health (2011) identified that the development of advanced practitioners within allied health professional’s (AHP) could result in a significant contribution to high quality clinical care, organisational management, economic sustainability, productivity and all aspects of quality – patient safety, patient experience and the effectiveness of the care that patients receive.

Tuition fees

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£ 4,823per year

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University information

London South Bank University

  • University League Table

    89th

  • Campus address

    London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, Southwark, SE1 0AA, England

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