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MSC Enhanced Radiotherapy and Oncology Practice

MSC Enhanced Radiotherapy and Oncology Practice

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Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

3 years

Start date

JAN-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Oncology Radiotherapy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course summary

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the core principles underpinning current and future radiotherapy practice.
  • Tailor your learning to your individual professional development needs with optional modules.
  • Undertake both independent study and work-based learning relating to radiotherapy and oncology.

Learn about cancer cell biology and how treatments affect the growth and development of the disease, individually and in combination with each other. Enhance your knowledge of specific radiotherapy practice whilst taking a wider perspective as you look at the interdisciplinary nature of oncology.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

All modules are designed to support your continuing professional development and the development of skills needed to plan and evidence this. We use various assessment methods, supporting the development of your academic and professional skills. Online activities are used to promote engagement with the distance learning materials, provide support for the final assignment and facilitate online discussion with your fellow peers on the module.

You can study individual modules from this course and gain academic credit towards a qualification. Visit our continuing professional development website for more information.

You learn through

  • essays
  • business cases or journal article
  • project and research work
  • poster and PowerPoint presentation
  • case studies
  • service improvement proposal and plans
  • critical evaluations
  • profiles of evidence
  • planning portfolio

Future careers

If you are a therapeutic radiographer or another healthcare professional working within radiotherapy and oncology, this course offers you the opportunity to progress in your specialism. You take advantage of an increasing number of opportunities related to role development and extension, and skills mix across the various healthcare professions working in radiotherapy and oncology.

You may also be eligible to apply for accreditation of work-based projects and prior certificated learning, which will count towards your final award. Please contact us for more information.

Modules

Future Directions In Radiotherapy And Oncology (30 Credits) - Core
Professional Development In Radiotherapy And Oncology (15 Credits) - Core
Researching For Practice (Distance Learning) (15 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £8,745 for the course. For part-time study the fee will be calculated pro-rata each year based on the number of credits studied (£730 for 15 credits or £1,460 for 30 credits).

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £8,745 for the course. For distance learning study the fee will be calculated pro-rata each year based on the number of credits studied (£730 for 15 credits or £1,460 for 30 credits).

Entry requirements

Normally, students will hold a first degree or professional qualification recognised in the UK in a related health care subject.

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University students will be working at the cutting edge of their discipline, using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a...more

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