Kingston University

Kingston University

Radiography (Oncology Practice)

This course covers topics relating to clinical roles, management, supervisory and assessment roles, quality issues, research methods and ethics, as well as taking a module of independent study to meet a particular professional need or interest.

Entry requirements

A degree/diploma or equivalent in radiography; at least 2 years' full-time clinical experience; students must also have mentoring support from appropriate personnel at their workplace for those modules with a clinical element; interview; registry with the UK Health and Care Professions Council; applicants whose 1st language is not English must have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Assessing and supervising in the workplace; breast cancer treatment, management and care; cancer management; computed tomography I: principles; dissertation; foundation to image interpretation; managing continual professional development; management of people in the workplace; quality and professional issues in health care; radiotherapy practice; research methods; self-managed learning in the workplace; digital imaging in healthcare; external beam radiotherapy planning; image-guided radiotherapy verification; management of people in the workplace.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through case studies; research protocols; dissertation; essays; portfolios; practical assessment; OSCE; reflective log book.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time £ 6,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgCert Full-time £ 515 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time £ 3,350 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 4,700 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc Full-time - 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,585 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

Key information

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