Radiation Therapy

University College Cork


Course Name Radiation Therapy
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MSCRT
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 13 September 2021.

Closing Date: 28 February 2021.
Application Date

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Duration 2 years full-time.
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Entry Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the following:

1. Candidates will hold a minimum of a Second Class Honours in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) , in Sciences, or a Health Sciences related discipline e.g. Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Healt...


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This programme is a 2-year full-time programme over three semesters per year. Students may attend lectures from 9am to 5pm daily, with some dedicated time to independent learning, during semesters 1, 2 and 3. There are two clin...

Course Content

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The MSc Radiation Therapy is an accelerated pre-registration programme for students with a primary degree in a subject other than Radiation Therapy. The programme uses the learning and teaching methods that best support students to de...

Subjects Taught

Year 1, students take 60 credits as follows:
Year one modules, credit weightings and semesters
Code Module Name Credits Semesters
RA6101 Biological Sciences for Health Professionals 10 1
RA6102 Treatment Planning, Localisation and Verifi...

Assessment Method Students will need to complete a short research proposal and complete a research project of limited scope.

Assessment will be by continuous assessment. This will consist of a combination of formative and summative assessment, in-class tests, presentations, essays, practical assessments, and work placement assessments.
Careers or Further Progression

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When students complete this programme, they do so with an MSc in Radiation Therapy. Following qualification, and only when successfully registered with CORU, they will be eligible to work as a Radiation Therapist withi...

Further Enquiries Professor Mark McEntee
e: Mark.mcentee@ucc.ie
t: 021 4905651

Andrew Scally
t: 021 4905652
e: Andrew.Scally@ucc.ie
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