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Radiography and Radiotherapy
Bachelor of Social Services and Health Care, 210 ECTS


Radiographer

  • Programme
  • Curricula
  • Implementations
Contact
Päivi Haapasalmi
firstname.lastname (at) metropolia.fi

Päivi Blomqvist
+358 40 630 3361
firstname.lastname (at) metropolia.fi

Specific admission requirements

No specific arrangements

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning

No specific arrangements

Qualification requirements and regulations

Same as Metropolia.
Post-graduate radiographer is required to comply with radiation protection regulations and guidelines. (STUK. ST reculation 1.6. 2009).

Profile of the programme

To produce evidence-based radiography and radiotherapy experts.

Key learning outcomes

The Radiography and Radiotherapy degree programme qualify as evidence-based radiography and radiotherapy experts. Professional knowledge, skills and competences, ethical competence, co-operation skills and development skills.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

Radiographers perform imaging examinations and administer radiotherapy in cooperation with other health care professionals. In radiology and radiotherapy units, the radiographer assumes joint responsibility for patient care. In companies that serve the health care sector, the radiographer's duties focus on product development, marketing and training. Radiographers may also work in expert positions concerning the use of radiation.

Access to further studies

Master's studies in University of Applied Sciences and Universities

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

Metropolia AMK general rules. Evaluation of a pass / fail, or T1-K5.

Graduation requirements

Required 210 credits successfully completed

Mode of study

Full-time

Level of qualification

Bachelor's Degree (First Cycle)

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

In the beginning of her/his radiography studies the student familiarizes with working life during short period and practices basic plain imaging in a simulated environment in a radiography imaging class room. After being at more advanced level in her/his studies she/he practices radiography and radiotherapy in different health care imaging-, radiotherapy and nuclear medicine clinical placements. Amount of learning in clinical placements is 75 ECTS.

Obligatory or Optional Mobility

International studies are part of the learning path of each learner in the form of international exchange, practice placement or international studies within home institution, such as common core requirement studies in English or Finnish degree programmes or open studies in international network learning environments.