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This degree gives students the knowledge and skills to work on the frontline of cancer care. Therapeutic radiographers are specialists in hospital healthcare teams who use advanced computer programmes and machines to plan and deliver radiation treatment for cancer patients with pinpoint accuracy. Therapeutic radiographers treat cancer patients with radiation therapy, one of the most effective methods for helping to control and cure this disease.
Why study this course
Therapeutic radiographers are specialists in hospital healthcare teams who use advanced technology and machines to plan and deliver radiation treatment for cancer patients with pinpoint accuracy. Excellent interpersonal skills are needed to explain the treatment plans and to support patients and their families. You will be taught by academics who are experts within the field and many of whom are active researchers. Our curriculum concentrates on evidence based teaching and is directly influenced by the research happening within the department which is informing radiography policy and practice. We have long standing and close links with radiology departments in hospitals, the radiography profession, and industry. All of this offers a challenging yet supportive environment in which to study. City's radiography courses are ranked 1st in London for for student satisfaction (2017 NSS). The BSc (Hons) Radiography (Radiotherapy & Oncology) degree is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council and the College of Radiographers.
More about this course
The radiography department at City, University of London was founded following the merger of five of London's top radiography schools. It has one of the best equipped radiography clinical skills suites in the UK, including a life-size virtual radiotherapy environment. This offers a unique environment which will mirror many of the facilities you will encounter whilst undertaking your practice placements in the clinical environment.
Who is this course for?
The BSc Radiography (Radiotherapy and Oncology) degree provides a route into a rewarding lifelong carer as a Therapeutic Radiographer. The course will equip you with the physical, technological, biological and social knowledge required to work within a healthcare team and gain the professional skills and accreditation to practise as a radiographer.
The degree is made up for both compolsary and elective modules. Compulsory modules include: principles of radiotherapy practice, anatomy, physiology and oncology, radiotherapy equipment, radiotherapy research and statistics, management and radiotherapy technique, competence to practice , radiotherapy physics and planning, radiobiology, holistic patient care, management and radiotherapy technique, competence to practice and healthcare policy and quality management .Around 50% of the course is spent on clinical placement.
After the course
Upon graduation, you will be professionally recognised by the College of Radiographers and will also be able to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council to practise in the UK. City's course has excellent employability rates, over 95%; most graduates find employment in the NHS or private hospitals. Graduates may also be able to practise internationally. Our radiography graduates start their careers with an annual average salary of
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