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“This course really appealed to me because of the diverse range of clinical a work placement at Raigmore Hospital and this experience ultimately helped me to secure my current role there as a therapeutic radiographer.” Hannah Swanson BSc (Hons) Therapeutic Radiography graduate Entry requirements Scottish Higher BBBC Great attention to detail and an ability to think quickly and make decisions are also required. You should be a good team player, and work well individually. A Level CCC Other information Irish Leaving Certificate H2 H3 H3 H3 UCAS code B822 International Baccalaureate 28 points Duration 4 years full-time International IELTS of 6.0 with no element lower than 6.0. Start date September 2019 Required subjects One science at Higher/ A Level or equivalent. Eng plus two sciences at S/ Int2/N5/GCSE. Mature/ Access Related Access course — see our website for details at www.qmu.ac.uk/ college-qualifications We welcome applications from mature students with other relevant qualifications and /or experience. Direct Entry Not available. Relevant HN qualifications may be considered for entry to Year One. Other requirements A satisfactory criminal records check is also required. We also expect applicants to have visited an appropriate Radiotherapy Department. As the profession requires you to work with patients and their families and with other healthcare professionals, you will need excellent interpersonal skills and you need to be caring and compassionate towards individuals’ circumstances. Delivery On campus Awarding body QMU. Please see the ‘External review’ section on pages 8-11. Course fees Please see pages 170-171 Professional registration/ accreditation This course is accredited by the Society and College of Radiographers and approved by the Health and Care Professions Council. Successful completion enables application for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council as a therapeutic radiographer which is essential for employment in the UK. Careers Most graduates begin working as general radiographers. However, with experience, opportunities exist for specialisation in varied aspects of therapeutic radiography, for example, treatment planning, treatment review and counselling. Exchange opportunities N/A Placements Placements provide the opportunity to integrate practice with theory, by working directly with patients and qualified staff. You will complete one 2-week placement in Year One. In Years Two, Three and Four you will complete two 4-week and one 5-week placement in each year. Students will have the opportunity to organise an elective placement which can be overseas. Placements take place within the NHS at various locations across Scotland. QMU manages the sourcing and allocation of placements for each student on this course. Teaching staff, class sizes and timetables Please see ‘How we teach and how you’ll learn’ section on pages 8-11. 93 Why QMU? A variety of clinical placements will take place throughout the four years of the course which provide the opportunity to integrate practice with theory, by working directly with patients and qualified staff. On placements, only one student is allocated per team, maximising clinical experience. There are opportunities to gain planning and branchytherapy placement experience. QMU staff work closely in partnership with clinical departments. work placement opportunities that it offered and what these can lead to. I completed