Principles of physics with relevance to radiation therapy and the production of radiation. Principles of radiation protection, the construction and operation of radiation therapy and imaging equipment, diagnostic imaging techniques.
|Paper title||Radiation Technology I|
|Teaching period||Full Year (20 February 2023 - 11 November 2023) (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,319.40|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- RADT 115
- Limited to
- More information link
- View more information on the Department Radiation Therapy's website
- Teaching staff
- Dr Nanette Schleich
Vosper, M., England, A., Major, V. (2020). Graham's Principles and Applications of Radiological Physics (7th Edition) Elsevier.
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- Learning Outcomes
On completion of this paper the successful student will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of general physical principles in relation to radiation therapy
- Discuss the basic physics of X and gamma radiation
- Describe the principles of construction and operation of radiation therapy and imaging equipment
- Describe the principles of diagnostic imaging technologies
- Describe the principles of radiation protection and safety