As a graduate, you plan and deliver highly accurate radiation treatment, and offer emotional support and care for cancer patients. Professional placement begins in first year and is completed in private and public radiation therapy facilities throughout Queensland and in some interstate sites. Studies cover interaction of radiation and body tissue, treatment planning using clinical software, and treatment delivery. An honours program based on GPA is available at the end of second year.
The QUT Offer Guarantee and Year 12 Subject Adjustment Scheme do not apply to this course.
For more course information, visit Bachelor of Radiation Therapy at QUT.
A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.
Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years
English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C); Physics (Units 3 & 4, C)
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Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
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Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
Radiation therapist in public hospitals and cancer care centres.
Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy; Australian Institute of Radiography..
4 years Full time