This online interactive course aims to provide high level teaching in line with current RCR guidance relating to physics.

Target Audience

  • Advanced/Consultant radiographers requiring education/refresher in this topic
  • Ambitious radiographers who are supported by their host trust in developing their career towards consultant level practice

Date and Duration


16 January 2023 – 24 January 2023


6 days (Taught Remotely)

Physics: Monday 16th January - Friday 20th January 2023

Radiobiology: Tuesday 24th January 2023 


Content and Certification

  • Electromagnetic radiation and particle interactions with tissue
  • MV and kV equipment and design of facilities
  • Radiation dosimetry, calibration and practical dose measurement
  • Properties of MV radiation beams
  • Treatment planning
  •  Quality assurance in radiotherapy
  •  Radiation protection and legislation
  •  Brachytherapy
  •  Radiobiology 


In addition to the lecture series, there will be daily, 1 hour tutorial sessions.

There will be a short multiple choice question physics assessment following the last tutorial on Friday morning


Electronic Certificate of Attendance

Venue and Location


Teaching takes place remotely over 6 days


The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre
Wirral, Merseyside Ch63 4JY
United Kingdom

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