Bachelor of Radiation Therapy

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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
SAQA: 116210

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 31 October 2024

Campus: Doornfontein

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555
Email: mylife@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 4 Years

Programme Fees


Purpose

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.


Career Opportunities

Radiation therapists use high energy radiation such as x-rays, gamma rays, proton or neutrons to treat cancer.


Admission Requirements

Minimum APS of 31, English 5 (60%+), Mathematics 4 (50%+), Physical Sciences 4 (50%+) and Life Sciences 5 (60%+).


Selection Process

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.


More Information

https://www.uj.ac.za/admission-aid/undergraduate/
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