Radiation Safety

University College Dublin


Course Name Radiation Safety
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X403 X659
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment X403 Start Date: January.
X659 Start Date: September.

Next intake January /September annually
Application Date Applications should be submitted via the online application portal at www.ucd.ie/apply.

Applicants should also submit a Diagnostic Imaging Reference Form, and e-mail the completed form to graduate.imaging@ucd.ie.
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Duration 4 Months Part Time

The course will be divided into 10 sections, all of which will be delivered via online learning methods.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry requirements comprise an undergraduate degree in a related field, however those with sufficient work experience will be considered for the course.

This course will attract participants from a variety of backgrounds and training. Radiation sa...


Expand+How will I study?
Delivery methods will, be for example, online videos, current literature etc.
•The provision of an e-learning structure will allow students to complete training at home, at convenient times.
•It will give flexibility to the ...

Course Content

Expand+Course Features
- 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.
- Provide...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Subject areas:
Introduction to fundamental concepts
Units of radiation exposure and dose
Biological effects of ionising radiation
Radiation detection and measurement
Legal issues and international framework in radiation safety
Assessment of int...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Students who have completed this course find themselves in a good position to apply for jobs in the radiation safety sector, both medical and industrial.
Further Enquiries Ms Shauna Murphy
School of Medicine
Health Sciences Centre
UCD Belfield
Dublin 4
E: shauna.murphy@ucd.ie

Diagnostic Imaging Programme Office
Health Sciences Centre
UCD Belfield
Dublin 4
T: + 353 1 716 6545
F: + 353 1 716 6547
E: graduate.imaging@ucd.ie
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