- 2017



Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Offered by

Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences


Dr Caroline Wright



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.


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.

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following course:

  • M6004 Master of Radiation Therapy

Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.