Undergraduate therapeutic radiography

Radiography students

Undergraduate therapeutic radiography

Awarded by St George’s, University of London

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.


Pre-registration nursing qualification

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

Why choose us?

  • 88 per cent of students are satisfied with the overall quality of therapeutic radiography education
  • Our interprofessional foundation programme in the first year of study encourages learning together with students studying medicine, biomedical science, healthcare scientists, physiotherapy and diagnostic radiography
  • Part of the course is undertaken in small multidisciplinary groups, providing an opportunity to learn from health professionals in various disciplines
  • Practical anatomy is taught in the dissecting room – a unique facility amongst universities in the United Kingdom, where students learn with cadavers
  • Disclosure and Barring Service check
  • Occupational Health Screening and relevant professional vaccinations
  • Starter pack of the professional uniform
  • Ipad Mini for course related activities
  • Placement at one of our 14 hospital trust partners
  • Clinical pack for placement learning

Employment prospects
  • The Guardian University Guide 2015 ranks St Georges, University of London 2nd in the league tables for employability
  • You will leave with a personal development portfolio, which showcases and records your academic performance and career goals, supports your job applications, transferable skills and personal statements
  • You receive careers support throughout the course, culminating in an event where you can network with employers and alumni
Student benefits
  • Student mentor programme
  • Student-led peer assisted learning
  • We have a dedicated Student Support Officer to ensure student wellbeing; they are the first point of contact for students who have personal problems, need advice or are seeking information about University services.
Learning tools and facilities
  • Virtual Environment for Radiotherapy Training (VERT) – a unique simulation tool to educate students about the treatment experience of patients undergoing radiotherapy.
  • Up-to-date clinical radiotherapy treatment planning system to educate students on dose mapping.
Practice placements
Practice placements for diagnostic radiography may take you anywhere in Greater London, including:
We work with a range of NHS trusts in Greater London to provide practice placements.
Extra practice learning opportunities
Elective placements can be taken in the UK or international hospitals. Several students have applied for “Work The World” placements and have recently visited South America, Nepal and the United States.

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