Taught course

Advanced Practice Radiotherapy

Institution
City, University of London · School of Health Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

he minimum entry qualifications for applicants: Typically an honours degree (2:1 or above) in Radiography (radiotherapy) from a UK Universityor An appropriate professional qualification such as a Diploma of the College of Radiographers; successfully demonstrating the required academic level by completing a pre-course assignment (early application is recommended).or If you have non-standard qualifications you may apply subject to confirmation your qualifications are acceptable and equivalent to an honours degree in Radiography (Radiotherapy), from a UK university. Applicants should have appropriate clinical experience within radiotherapy to be working towards or at advanced level practice. Students are expected to continue in their clinical posts whilst studying on the programme. Applicants wishing to undertake RCM125 Work based learning - expert / specialist practice must have the relevant scope of practice to undertake the programme of study in the clinical area as defined by the University and relevant clinical manager. The University is unable to assist with arranging placements. The programme is part time only and contains both taught class room and distance learning elements

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care (Radiotherapy) is a flexible, professionally orientated programme for therapeutic radiographers. The course prepares students for new, efficient and ethical ways of working that offer better quality of life and quality of care by placing service users and carers at the centre of decision-making and service redesign. Students will be able to respond better to the increasing pressures on the current healthcare system.
The course offers teaching in the latest theoretical and clinical developments relating to radiotherapy. It also develops research skills and critical thinking and provides the opportunity to conduct a research project under expert supervision, laying the foundations for independent research in the future. The aim is to provide students with the opportunity to create a challenging and rewarding Master's programme tailored to personal development needs.

Fees and funding

Part-time EU: £3,750 per year (MSc) (2015/16)
Part-time Non EU: £7,500 per year (MSc) (2015/16)
Scholarships: The School of Health Sciences believes that exceptional academic and clinical performance should be recognised and rewarded. We have several scholarships available for students starting on our courses this September and January: City University postgraduate scholarships, City University London Graduate Loyalty Discount, School of Health Sciences International Excellence Scholarships (for international students only), Dean's Scholarships
Bursaries: You may also be eligible to apply for a means-tested NHS bursary.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

PGDip

full time
24 months

PGCert

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pghealth@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7040 5790