B.Sc Radiotherapy - Course Overview

Duration: 3.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 80,000 / Year

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About B.Sc Radiotherapy

Radiology is the study of diagnosis of disease using medicine as well as technology. It is classified in majorly two fields including diagnostic radiology and interventional radiology. One is the specialisation of medicine that uses X-Ray images to detect diseases or injuries whereas the other is the study of imaging technique (CT Scan, MRI, etc.) for treatment directions.

This is one of the popular branches of medical science and is in good demand amongst medical aspirants. There are various courses available in this field that offer good job opportunities, however, the best amongst them is MBBS followed by MD or MS.

B.Sc - Radiotherapy Syllabus

First Year:

Anatomy

Radiation Hazards and Protection

Pathology

Fundamentals of computer science

Physiology

Communication Skills and Personality Development

Generation and Properties of X-Ray

General Radiography

 

 

Second Year:

General Radiography 2

Organizational Behavior

CT-Scan 1

Environmental Science

Ultrasound

MRI-1

 

Third Year:

Doppler and Echography

Anesthesia in Diagnostic Radiology

MRI – 2

Human Resource

CT-Scan 2

Interventional in Diagnostic Radiology

Nuclear Medicine and PET Scan

 

 

Popular Specializations of B.Sc - Radiotherapy

Career Options and Job Prospects

Radiology is a branch of medical science that is constantly in demand for the diagnosis of diseases. As it is one of the only technologies that enables the doctors to detect the diseases inside a human body, it is required in all medical centres and hospitals. Following are some of the profiles that you can apply for:

  • Radiology Technician
  • Radiologist
  • MRI Technician
  • Radiology Assistant
  • Radiology Technologist/Radiographer
  • Ultrasound Technician / Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Radiology Nurse
  • CT Tech / CAT Scan Technologist / CT Scan Technologist

With rapid urbanisation and the requirement of high-tech medical facilities, diagnostic centres have also emerged as one of the most successful business in this field. These centres provide services to hospitals that cannot establish radiological departments.

These centres open up a lot of scope and jobs for radiology aspirants. Individuals are hired by these diagnostic centres at different levels (assistant, doctor, etc.). These days, tier 1, tier 2 cities as well as big towns have diagnostic centres, offering various job opportunities to students.

Salary options in this field will depend on the type of course that a candidate has pursued. Formal medical degree holders (MBBS, MS or MD) can expect their starting salaries to vary between Rs. 3.75 lakh to Rs. 5.45 lakh per annum. The salary for B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree holders will range from Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 25,000 per month, whereas, diploma holders can expect the salaries to vary from Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 12,000 per month.