Queen Margaret University
Therapeutic Radiography (Pre-Registration) MSc (PG)
Queen Margaret University

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This course provides graduates an ideal opportunity to retrain and enter a rewarding and challenging health care profession.

Students on this course will complete a number of modules that integrate anatomy, physiology, radiotherapy physics and radiotherapy practice. You will have the opportunity to put this knowledge into practice in a range of tutorial, workshops and clinical placements.

You will also develop your knowledge in the area of research and undertake a final dissertation.

Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for the purpose of providing eligibility to apply for registration with the HCPC as a radiographer.

Approved by the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR).

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 16 graduates of Therapeutic Radiography (Pre-Registration) MSc (PG) at Queen Margaret University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Therapeutic Imaging.

Overall student satisfaction
90 /100
16 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Therapeutic Radiography (Pre-Registration) MSc (PG) at Queen Margaret University

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Therapeutic Radiography (Pre-Registration) MSc (PG) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24000 £28000 £30000
25-75 percentile range £18000 - £25000 £25500 - £33000 £26000 - £35000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Therapeutic Imaging

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24471 £27759 £30163
25-75 percentile range £23946 - £26031 £23234 - £32447 £25564 - £36720

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Therapeutic Radiography (Pre-Registration) MSc (PG) at Queen Margaret University

30% Other Health Professionals
15% Sports and fitness occupations
10% Caring personal services
10% Elementary occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Health associate professionals
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals

A variety of assessment structures will be used including online examinations, self-appraisal, course work, ePortfolio, viva voce, examinations, presentations and clinical assessment.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

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A good honours degree (normally second class or above). An application should illustrate what has been done by the applicant to research, and understand more about the role of a therapeutic radiographer. In particular, evidence of understanding the skills, attributes and values required to work as a therapeutic radiographer should be evident in the application. Where possible a visit to a department should be evidenced. This program is not suitable for those with a degree in diagnostic radiography or a medical degree. International: You will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 7.0 and no individual component score below 6.5. Criminal Records Check: A satisfactory criminal records check will be required.

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

Queen Margaret University is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.

Costs

Tuition Fees Therapeutic Radiography (Pre-Registration) MSc (PG)

England UK £9680 year 1
Northern Ireland £9680 year 1
Scotland £9680 year 1
Wales £9680 year 1
Channel Islands £9680 year 1
Ireland £9680 year 1
EU £17900 year 1
International £17900 year 1

Additional fee information

Fees exclude dissertation or 'top-up' fees.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

Positions of Queen Margaret University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Queen Margaret University in related subject specific rankings.

Medicine & Health

    • #4 
    • #57 
    Health Professions
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 11 September, 2021]

See all university rankings of Queen Margaret University

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About Queen Margaret University

Located on the Eastern side of Edinburgh we find Queen Margaret University, where students come together to pursue their careers on the single-site campus in Musselburgh. As a relatively young university (2007), this institution has already earned itself significant University Ranking recognition from organisations such as QS, and is particularly noted for important research contributions in the areas of Global Health and Development, and Speech and Language. Those who choose to study here can expect well-funded departments and facilities with the latest technologies, including their state-of-the art laboratories for those studying medical disciplines in particular. Their 800-student Student Village located just minutes away from Fort Kinnaird retail park also ensures that those attending have plenty of social opportunities to complement their busy schedules.

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Where is this programme taught

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