• Radiotherapy Technology
    B.Sc. in
    RADIOTHERAPY TECHNOLOGY
    4 Years

B.Sc. in Radiotherapy Technology - 4 Years
3 Years of Course Study + 1 Year of Compulsory Internship
(Annual Intake: 10 Seats)

Objective :

To train the candidates in physics applied to radiotherapy, human anatomy and all types of cancers treated by radiotherapy. It will also provide practical training in the operation and handling of the treatment machines.

Career Options :

There are ample opportunities as radiotherapist in various cancer institutions, super specialty hospitals, government and private hospitals. Self-employment opportunities as well as option to pursue further studies are also available to radiotherapist.


Age :

Minimum 17 years completed.


Eligibility :

A PASS in Higher Secondary Course (+2) in Science Stream with Biology / Zoology should have been studied as ONE of the subjects.

Condition for Eligibility :

Candidates those who are NOT belonging to Tamil Nadu State OR NOT COMPLETED their Higher Secondary Course or other equivalent examinations under Tamil Nadu State Board seeking admission into the course should obtain the Eligibility Certificate from the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai prior to admission. This is a mandatory.

Course Content

FIRST YEAR

Internal Papers :

  1. Communicative English
  2. Computer Fundamentals



External Papers (Internal Assessment, Theory, Oral and Practical):

  1. Human Anatomy and Physiology
  2. Basic Physics, Radiation Physics & Basics of clinical radiography/imaging
  3. Radiotherapy Physics & Principles of Radiotherapy

SECOND YEAR

Internal Papers :

  1. Medical Ethics and Patient Care
  2. General Principles of Hospital Practices



External Papers (Internal Assessment, Theory, Oral and Practical):

  1. Tumor Pathology and Radiotherapy applications
  2. Radiotherapy Equipments, Applications and Maintenance
  3. Radiotherapy Techniques

THIRD YEAR

Internal Papers :

  1. Maintaining Log Book and Activities



External Papers (Internal Assessment, Theory, Oral and Practical):

  1. Recent Advances in Radiotherapy Techniques
  2. Patient care relevant to Radiotherapy
  3. Quality Assurance, Radiobiology & Radiation Safety in Radiotherapy

FINAL YEAR

  1. Internship Training


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