London South Bank University

Course Introduction

Therapeutic radiographers work in multidisciplinary teams in radiation oncology departments, where they play a vital role in treating people with cancer. They're responsible for accurately localising, planning and delivering ionising radiation. On the course you'll combine academic studies with clinical experience. Alongside knowledge of the latest technology used to localise tumours, you'll build the excellent communication skills needed to support patients through a difficult time.

Course Modules

Year 1: radiation sciences for radiography; biological sciences 1; biological sciences 2; concepts of inter'professional practice in health and social care; fundamental radiotherapy theory and practice. Year 2: applied radiation sciences; imaging localisation and verification; oncological management 1; role of enquiry in evidence'based practice; clinical radiotherapy theory and practice 1. Year 3: oncological management 2; developing therapeutic radiography practice; management of morbidities; application of evidence'based practice; clinical radiotherapy theory and practice 2.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 112-112
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma D*D*
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • CRB check required
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M2
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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74% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 39%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 92%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 79%

£22,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

95% Go on to work and/or study

15% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 35%

Total Coursework: 28%

Total Practical: 37%

£4,480 - £5,226
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,940 - £6,396
Typical cost of private accommodation