Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science - Radiation Therapy (Honours) at The University of Newcastle, Australia

The Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Radiation Therapy) degree we offer is Australia's most prestigious in the profession. Our graduates are in high demand all around the world, working to eliminate cancer using excellent medical knowledge and cutting-edge cancer treatment technologies.

Description


The Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Radiation Therapy) degree we offer is Australia's most prestigious in the profession. 


Our graduates are in high demand all around the world, working to eliminate cancer using excellent medical knowledge and cutting-edge cancer treatment technologies. As a Radiation Therapist, you can make a big difference in the lives of cancer patients and their families.


Radiation therapy, often known as radiotherapy, is a type of cancer treatment that uses modern radiation technology to target and destroy cancer cells while decreasing tumors, allowing cancer to be treated, managed, and cured. 


Radiation therapy is taught to our students as a stand-alone treatment or in combination with other therapies such as surgery or chemotherapy.

What you will study

The Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Radiation Therapy) degree program at the University of Newcastle blends theoretical and scientific knowledge with practical learning. You'll be able to do things like:


  1. You can strengthen your clinical reasoning and patient management skills by using our newest patient care laboratories on campus.


  1. Develop exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to help patients and their families.


  1. Participate in case-based training to gain professional radiation therapy skills, which blends learning into real-world settings and involves interactive, cooperative activities.


  1. Develop important research skills to help you prepare for a future in the ever-changing field of radiation therapy.


Students in our Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science degree in radiation treatment can take a number of radiation science courses, including:


  1. Anatomy

  2. Behavioral science

  3. Clinical methods

  4. Imaging and treatment technologies

  5. Oncology

  6. Physiology

  7. Research

Career Opportunities

After graduating from the University of Newcastle, radiation therapists and health-care professionals who use anatomical and functional imaging studies to design treatment plans for patients with malignant disease are qualified to register and work as radiation therapists and healthcare professionals. 


Radiation therapists can also increase their work opportunities by leveraging their knowledge and experience. Radiation therapists can work in a number of different sectors, including:


  1. Chief Radiation Therapist

  2. Advanced Practitioner (specialized in cancer areas)

  3. Clinical Specialist

  4. Radiation Oncology Center Manager

  5. Cancer Trials Specialist

  6. Cancer Research Scientists

  7. University Lecturer/Academic

  8. Clinical Educators

  9. Radiation Therapists

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements


Admission to our undergraduate degree programs often requires the achievement of a senior secondary school diploma, such as the Higher School Certificate (HSC), New South Wales' highest educational award.


  1. A transcript of grades

  2. Completion certificate

  3. Proof of English language proficiency

  4. The page from a passport includes biometric data.

  5. A curriculum vitae (CV)/resume and/or 

  6. Letters of experience are recommended.


Tuition Fee


  • For international students - 35,730 AUD per year.

$36,625 per year
  • Level
    Bachelor Honours
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    February
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL (IBT), PTE
  • Scholarship
    $10,000 OFF