Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Radiation Therapy
4 years full-time QF Level 5
PhD, Chinese Academy of Science, Registered Radiographers (Part I)
|Medium of Instruction||English|
|Total no. of credits||138 credits|
|JUPAS Catalogue No.||JSST03|
|Year||Tuition Fee* (HK$)|
* After deduction of annual subsidy of HK$70,000 from the Government under Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP).
The tuition fees are subject to review and adjustment without prior notice.
|Senior Year Entry is available|
|Associate degree / higher diploma holders may apply.|
|Applied Chinese Language (or Basic Chinese)*||Enhancing Academic English Skills|
|Developing English Language Skills|
* Alternate Chinese course for “non-Chinese speaking” students only
|Advanced Radiotherapy Techniques and Management||Introduction to Medical Imaging|
|Basic Engineering Physics and Radiotherapy Equipment||Introduction to Physics|
|Biochemistry||Introduction to Statistics|
|Clinical Studies I||Molecules, Cells and Genes|
|Clinical Studies II||Patient Care in Radiotherapy Practice|
|Clinical Studies III||Psychosocial Dimensions of Health and Illness|
|Clinical Studies IV||Radiation Physics|
|Clinical Studies IV (12 weeks of 4 days each)||Radiation Protection and Safe Practice|
|Computed Tomography||Radiation Oncology and Radiotherapy|
|Contemporary Cancer Therapy||Radiation Oncology and Radiotherapy Technique II|
|Ethical and Legal Aspects in Health Care||Radiobiology|
|General Microbiology and Immunology||Radiographic Imaging Science|
|General Pathology||Radiotherapy Honours Project|
|Human Anatomy||Radiotherapy Patient Management|
|Human Physiology||Radiotherapy Planning and Dosimetry|
|Imaging Anatomy||+ 2 Discipline elective courses|
|Introduction to Health Informatics|
|Introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging|
|General Education (GE) courses|
|Information Technology and Multimedia Applications||Understanding and Motivating Self|
|The Development and Operation of Non-profit Organisations||+ Select 1 course from the College’s GE course list|
Graduate Profile and Employment Pathway
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+ Year 1 entry to Degree Programmes
- Have obtained Level 3 in Chinese Language and English Language and Level 2 in Mathematics and Liberal Studies plus one Elective/Applied Learning Subject at Level 2 (“3322+2”) in HKDSE; OR
- Have passes in AS Use of English and AS Chinese Language and Culture plus one AL subject/two AS subjects in HKALE and Level 2 for Chinese Language and English Language plus passes in three other subjects in HKCEE; OR
- Have obtained the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum score of 28 and fulfilled the English language requirements:
- Grade 4 or better in the Higher Level English Language (B Syllabus); or
- Grade 5 or better in the Higher Level English Language (B Syllabus); or
- Grade 4 or better in the Higher or Standard Level English Language (A1 or A2 Syllabus); or
- Grade 4 or better in the Standard Level English – Text and Performance; or
- Grade 4 or better in the Standard Level English – Literature and Performance (A1 syllabus); OR
- Have met the 2nd cut-off line of the respective province for admission to mainland key universities in the National Joint College Entrance Examination (JEE) and the scores of English Language is over 100 (普通高等學校聯合招生考試(JEE,PRC)達到所屬省市報讀第二批重點高校分數線以上及英語科達100分或以上); OR
- Have obtained equivalent qualifications (such as meeting the admission requirements of a degree programme offered outside Hong Kong)
- Have completed a BSc in Radiography or Medical Imaging; OR
- Have obtained equivalent qualifications.
- Applicants must have obtained level 3 or above in Physics / Integrated Science / Combined Science (Physics) in HKDSE.
- Preference will be given to applicants who have obtained Level 4 or above in English Language in HKDSE;
- Applicants need to be screened for normal colour vision.
Ms. Minnie Wong
BMSc (Hons) Student
Through participating in student organisations, I had the opportunity to join The Annual Best Buddies International Leadership Conference in Indiana University (USA) where I could meet many amazing people and set new goals for our services.
Mr. Ka-ho Siu
BMSc (Hons) Student
I have chance to interact with students from different cultural backgrounds on campus. International students are very friendly and willing to share their lifestyles and cultures with us. Besides, they take more initiative to ask questions during class. Their proactive learning attitude stimulates me to reflect more on my studies. These experiences cannot be gained from textbook.
Mr. Adams Yuen
BMSc (Hons) (major in Radiation Therapy) Student
|Q1:||What are the preferred subjects for admission to the Radiation Therapy programme?|
|A1:||In radiation therapy studies, the student needs to know about the physics of radiation and their interaction with matters. Therefore having studied physics is an advantage. If you really do not have a physics background, a science background is preferred.
|Q2:||What will a Radiation Therapy student learn during the training?|
|A2:||he first year will mainly be general education and foundation scientific and clinical training. From the second year onwards, students will study the core subjects in radiation therapy such as Oncology, Radiation Therapy Technology, Radiation Physics, Radiotherapy Equipment, Radiobiology, Imaging Science and Anatomy, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Patient Care.
|Q3:||Do all Radiation Therapy students need to have clinical practicum?|
|A3:||Yes, all Radiation Therapy students have to do 36 weeks of clinical practicum in a radiotherapy department in public and private hospitals. Satisfactory completion of the clinical practicum is one of the prerequisites for graduation.
|Q4:||Are graduates of Radiation Therapy eligible to register with the statutory Radiographers Board for a licence to practice?
|A4:||Yes, the Radiation Therapy degree programme has received approval from the Radiographers Board in August 2016 after accreditation. Graduates are eligible to register with the Board for the statutory registration to practise.
|Q5:||What are the career prospects of a Radiation Therapy graduate?|
|A5:||Radiation Therapy graduates upon registration with the Radiographers Board (Therapeutic) can begin their career as a Radiation Therapist in local Radiation Therapy departments. Some related industries will also employ graduates from this programme. Further postgraduate studies (Master and Doctoral programmes) in local and overseas universities may be pursued for those interested in attaining a higher degree.
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Radiation Therapy
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