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RADT214 Radiation Technology II

Types of radiation, machine calibration, quality assurance systems, radiation detection and measurement, treatment and imaging technology, radioactive materials.

Paper title Radiation Technology II
Paper code RADT214
Subject Radiation Therapy
EFTS 0.1333
Points 16 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,172.51
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RADT 127
Limited to
Teaching staff

Paul Kane


Vosper, M., England, A., Major, V. (2020). Graham's Principles and Applications of Radiological Physics. (7th Edition). Elsevier

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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:

  • Describe the processes of machine calibration and quality control.
  • Describe radiation detection and measurement.
  • Discuss quality assurance systems in radiation therapy.
  • Discuss treatment and imaging technologies in radiation therapy.
  • Discuss the use of radioactive materials in radiation therapy.

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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system