Radiation therapy involves the use of ionising radiation in the treatment of patients with cancer and benign conditions. In your radiation therapy studies at Monash you will gain knowledge and understanding of the scientific concepts and principles underpinning radiation therapy including patient care, optimisation of equipment, quality assurance and the biological consequences of ionising and non-ionising medical radiations.
Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.
Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following courses:
- Master of Advanced Health Care Practice
- M6004 Master of Radiation Therapy
Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.