Dawn - Radiotherapy and Oncology
Studied: BSc(Hons) Radiotherapy and Oncology.
Dawn gained a first class honours degree and is now in her dream job
"The course has been fantastic. I can't praise the lecturers at UWE Bristol highly enough – support whilst on placement was superb.
"I'd always thought that working as a Therapeutic Radiographer would be rewarding but the opportunity to retrain didn't present itself until recently. I wasn’t disappointed.
"The training at UWE Bristol is very thorough – I had the chance to go on three work placements. As on the job training is very important in this line of work, feedback from my placements has helped me to develop my practitioner skills enormously."
UWE Bristol is the only University in the South West to have a fully immersible Virtual Linear Accelerator (VERT) which trains radiotherapists to deliver doses of radiation to tumours. As it’s virtual, this amazing tool enables you to develop technical skills in a safe and supportive setting before going into placements – allowing you to contribute from day one.
Other facilities include workstations for the XVPLAN 3D radiotherapy planning system and FocalSim virtual treatment simulation.
Learn about BSc(Hons) Radiotherapy and Oncology
To mark 100 years since Marie Curie won her second Nobel Prize, 2011 is officially The Year of Radiotherapy.