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Postgraduate therapeutic radiography

Postgraduate therapeutic radiography

Awarded by Kingston University

Therapeutic radiographers are responsible for the safe and accurate planning and delivery of radiotherapy to patients with cancer. You will gain knowledge of the very latest developments in sophisticated imaging and computer technology to provide care for a range of patients with varying needs.

Courses

Post-registration course for continuing personal and professional development

Eligible to be completed on a stand-alone or continuous module-by-module basis within a five year period

Eligible for international students

Why choose us?

  • We offer Virtual Environment for Radiotherapy Training (VERT) – a unique simulation tool to educate students about the treatment experience of patients undergoing radiotherapy.
  • You will learn about dose mapping, using an up-to-date clinical radiotherapy treatment planning system.
  • We provide a range of opportunities for therapeutic radiographers (or equivalent) by offering modules aimed at developing skills that will help them progress to the level of the advanced practitioner and consultant radiographers.
  • A flexible and student-centred approach is a key feature of the programme.
  • You may enrol on a single module to fulfil Continuous Professional Development (CPD) needs or opt for a final award of PgCert to acquire a set of skills specific to a particular role.
  • Some students have progressed to a consultant radiographers post in the UK after completing their masters award.
  • Inter-professional feature of some modules results in a unique learning experience provided by the exchange of dialogue between a wide range of professionals e.g. diagnostic radiographers, therapeutic radiographers, radiologists, breast physicians, nurses, surgeons, and physicists.

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