University of Cumbria
1st or 2nd Class Honours degree. Applicants will be recruited by the NHS Modernising Scientific Careers Healthcare Science Graduate Diploma Scheme. Once a place is secured they will apply as a direct applicant to the university. Applicants will normally have a 1st degree in physics.
Year 1: Professional practice 1; scientific basis of healthcare science 1; scientific basis of healthcare science 2; qualificatory practice unit 1. Year 2: Qualificatory practice unit 2. Year 2 pathway-specific modules for radiotherapy physics: Practice of Radiotherapy physics; cancer, radiobiology and clinical radiotherapy physics. Year 2 pathway-specific modules for nuclear medicine: Clinical nuclear medicine; physics and instrumentation (nuclear medicine).
There is a work based training/practice module each year. This results in the production of a clinical portfolio and students are required to pass all aspects of the portfolio (including attendance requirements) in order to progress to the next year.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,800 per Whole course (England)||2 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,800 per Whole course (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,800 per Whole course (Scotland)||2 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,800 per Whole course (Wales)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lancaster Campus||Lancaster||LA1 3JD||North West|
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