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Full time September MSc 2 years full time
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Embark on a rewarding journey with the MSc Radiation Therapy programme at the University College Cork. This intensive 2-year full-time course is tailored for graduates from various science or health-related disciplines, offering a unique opportunity to transition into the dynamic field of Radiation Therapy. The programme boasts a comprehensive curriculum that equips students with the essential knowledge, skills, and professional attributes required for successful clinical practice. With a strong emphasis on practical learning, students will undergo supervised clinical placements at renowned hospitals like CUH and UPMC Whitfield, Waterford. Upon completion, graduates will not only hold an MSc in Radiation Therapy but will also be eligible for CORU registration and membership of the Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy. The programme's focus on developing critical thinking, communication, and technical proficiency ensures that graduates are well-prepared to excel in diverse career paths within the field. Join us and become a vital part of the future of healthcare as a skilled and compassionate Radiation Therapist.

About the course

The MSc Radiation Therapy is an intensive pre-registration programme for students with a primary degree in a subject other than Radiation Therapy. The programme uses the learning and teaching methods that best support students to develop the knowledge, skills, application of knowledge and skills, and professional attributes commensurate with practice. The course includes a high level of student support including the psychosocial aspects both in the university and in the hospital environment. The aim of this programme is to provide each student with an excellent academic and clinical educational experience.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants will hold a minimum of a Second Class Honours in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8), in Sciences, or a Health Sciences related discipline e.g. Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health, Health Promotion, General Science, Neuroscience, Biomedical Science, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Medicine, Genetics, Nutrition, Physiology, Sports Science, Social Science, Anatomy or equivalent to any of the above.


EU Fee (Full-time): €11,140
Non EU Fee (Full-time): €21,300

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