The Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Radiation Therapy) at the University of Newcastle offers extensive work experience to ensure you are career ready.

Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Radiation Therapy)

Practical Experience

Preparing you with on-the-job radiation therapy experience

Practical ExperienceThroughout the degree you will have access to radiation therapy specific 3D planning and patient treatment labs on campus. These labs are designed to develop essential professional skills prior to placement.

In your final year of radiation therapy, the lab work focuses on emerging and futuristic professional practice. You will work mostly independently to learn advanced knowledge and skills on issues that will prepare you for your career in radiation therapy.

Real Experience while you study radiation therapy

Professional placement in radiation therapy is integrated throughout the degree and commences in first year. You will complete around 25 weeks of professional practice in cancer care hospitals and facilities where you will be mentored by qualified radiation therapists over the course of your degree.

You will need to undertake placements in various locations across NSW and across Australia, in both public and private hospitals where you will be mentored by qualified radiation therapists. International and overseas placements are also possible.

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