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Faculty Website: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences (Radiography)
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: Bachelor of Radiation Therapy
Programme Code: B9M04Q
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 480
The purpose of the qualification is to develop a professional radiation therapist who is competent in the knowledge and skills required for Radiation Therapy and has gained experience in applying such knowledge and skills in accredited workplaces. Successful completion of this qualification will entitle the student to register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Radiation Therapist.
Radiation therapists use high energy radiation such as x-rays, gamma rays, proton or neutrons to treat cancer.
Minimum APS of 31, English 5 (60%+), Mathematics 4 (50%+), Physical Sciences 4 (50%+) and Life Sciences 5 (60%+).
Selection will be based on: academic merit and a clinical placement in a training site accredited by the Health Professional Council of South Africa.
Mathematical Literacy is not accepted.