Taught course

Advanced Practice (Radiotherapy and Oncology)

Sheffield Hallam University · Radiotherapy and Oncology

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Entry requirements

Normally you need one from

  • a degree in therapeutic radiography
  • a Diploma of the College of Radiographers (T) or equivalent study in therapeutic radiography
  • an equivalent healthcare degree If English is a second language, you also need an IELTS of 6.5 or above.

You also need a letter of support from line manager indicating that you are in an appropriate extended role in practice, have clinical support mechanisms and a mentor assigned. We consider applicants on an individual basis. To be accepted, you need to satisfy the course leader that you have an ability to complete the course. A telephone conversation may be arranged with the course leader to discuss your role and the suitability of the course, before a place is offered. You must be prepared to be intellectually challenged and to reflect on your clinical practice and consider how it may be improved based on critical evaluation. You need to be motivated, able to contribute to the online discussion and debate, and be prepared to study independently to explore the research literature that underpins practice.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Continue to develop your practice in radiotherapy and oncology, and gain accreditation for your advanced knowledge and skills. This course is designed to help you develop a profile that satisfies both statutory CPD and professional body requirements.

Key points
• Develop your practice as an advanced practitioner.
• Increase your ability to critically evaluate theoretical perspectives and relevant research underpinning professional practice.
• Satisfy various professional body and statutory CPD requirements.
• Study the whole course, or individual modules to gain academic credit towards a qualification.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    3 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    2 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    1 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Post-experience and Postgraduate Office
0114 225 2373