Taught course

Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences - Radiotherapy and Oncology

University of Hertfordshire · School of Health and Social Work

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an honours degree or equivalent in radiography/radiotherapy and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). If you choose to study a module that assesses clinical competence you must have a recognised clinical placement and preferably at least one year’s post-qualification experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences course and its four specialised pathways is designed to enable you to enhance your current knowledge and understanding in the field of diagnostic and therapeutic radiography and give you opportunities to challenge and critically evaluate your professional practice. The aim is to advance your skills as a professional and develop your career so that you can practice safely, effectively and legally.

The Radiotherapy and Oncology pathway specialises in the field of radiotherapeutic practice. Many of the options develop competencies for advanced practice such as in the palliative care and breast localisation modules.

The MSc Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences: radiotherapy and oncology pathway is modular in structure. If you wish to collect credits towards and award or a qualification see below the award and credit requirements:

  • Postgraduate certificate - 60 credits
  • Postgraduate diploma - 120 credits
  • Masters degree - 180 credits

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months


part time
24 months


part time
24 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1707 284800