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Department of Radiation Therapy

Welcome to the Department of Radiation Therapy, based at the University of Otago, Wellington. This department provides the only undergraduate and postgraduate education for Radiation Therapists in New Zealand.

Applications for Bachelor of Radiation Therapy (BRT) 2016 intake
Open: August 2015
Close: 15 September 2015

The Department of Radiation Therapy is based at the University of Otago, Wellington.  There are nine clinical providers.

All applicants are strongly recommended to attend a visit to a clinical radiation oncology department before they apply for the Bachelor of Radiation Therapy.

Email  with your name, address, postcode, and phone numbers and the date/location of the visit you wish to attend.

  • Auckland Regional Cancer & Blood Services
    16th July 2015 11.00am-12.00pm
    18th August 2015 6.00pm-7.00pm
  • Auckland Radiation Oncology – (private)
    17th June  2015 4.30pm-5.30pm
  • Waikato Regional Cancer Centre
    20th June 2015 10.00am-11.00am
    4th July 2015 10.00am-11.00am
    8th August 2015 10.00am-11.00am
  • Kathleen Kilgour Centre - Tauranga (private)
  • Palmerston North Regional Cancer Treatment Service
    13th June 2015 11.00am – 12.00pm
    11th July 2015 11.00am – 12.00pm
    8th August 2015 11.00am – 12.00pm
  • Wellington Blood & Cancer Centre
    23rd June 2015 5.00pm – 6.00pm
    21st July 2015 5.00pm – 6.00pm
    18th August 2015 5.00pm-6.00pm
  • Christchurch Oncology Service
    15th June 2015 5.00pm-6.00pm
    21st July 2015 5.00pm-6.00pm
    20th August 2015 5.00pm-6.00pm
  • St Georges Cancer Care Centre – Christchurch (private)
  • Dunedin Southern Blood & Cancer Services
    12th May2015 4.45pm – 5.45pm
    7th July 2015 4.45pm-5.45pm
    3rd August 2015 4.45pm-5.45pm

    14th September 2015 4.45pm-5.45pm

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Our department delivers the:

Bachelor of Radiation Therapy (BRT)
Bachelor of Radiation Therapy with Honours (BRT(Hons))
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) endorsed in Radiation Therapy Advanced Practice

We are also involved with:

Radiation Therapy Research

For further information:

Karen Coleman HDCR, BSc (Hons), Dip. Th.Rad, GradDipBusStuds, FNZIMRT
Director & Head of Department
P.O. Box 7343
Wellington South 6242
New Zealand

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