Master of Radiation Therapy


What is Radiation Therapy?

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Master of Radiation Therapy (Course Code M6004)

The Master of Radiation Therapy is a two-year, full time course that commences mid year. * It is offered by distance learning and provides graduates with a higher-level degree and exceptional preparation for a career in Medical Radiations. The Master of Radiation Therapy (MRT) is an accelerated master’s degree designed to facilitate entry into the Radiation Therapy profession.

*Please be advised that only graduates of the Bachelor of Radiation Sciences degree will be eligible to begin this course in Summer Semester B


Applications are now open via Find a Course

For details of admission requirements, please visit Find a Course

Students must have completed an Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in science or health science including study of human anatomy and physiology with a credit (60%) average.

Applicants must also have passed Year 12 Physics or higher or an equivalent bridging course. Please see details of equivalent bridging courses in physics and anatomy and physiology if you have not satisfied this requirement. Please note that bridging programs must be completed prior to application.

Please be advised that due to the structure of clinical placements, requests for deferral are not usually approved, and will be assessed on a case by case basis.  Applications will only be approved with supporting documentation for extenuating circumstances.

All applications for all postgraduate courses offered by the Department of Medical Imaging and Radiations Sciences, are ONLINE directly to the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

When lodging an application please ensure it includes the following, certified documents:

  • Secondary education
  • Tertiary education (if you have completed or are currently completing a Monash degree you are not required to submit certified academic transcripts)
  • Proof of Australian citizenship, New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent resident visa
  • Clinical Site Visit Verification form

NB: Original or certified copies of your supporting academic documents must be provided to Monash University upon request and if you do not provide them your enrolment may be cancelled. This may occur at course enrolment or at any time following commencement of the course.

All applicants are required to demonstrate that they meet the English language requirements.

NB: The Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences programs have higher English language requirements.

Monash Bachelor of Radiation Science graduate applications

Applications for graduates of the Monash Bachelor of Radiation Science course will open from 15 February to 15 March 2021. Students cannot apply once applications have closed. Entry to the Master of Radiation Therapy is competitive and based on achievement. Offers will be made July/August and will take S1 results into consideration.

Clinical site visit

Due to COVID-19 clinical site visits will not be available. Please participate in an information session to learn more about the role of a Radiation Therapist.


Students are required to complete a number of pre-clinical checks prior to their first clinical placement. This includes:

  • Police Checks
    Students must have a current police check regarding their suitability to undertake placements. Please refer to the Faculty's Police Check website.
  • Working With Children Checks
    Students must have a current Working With Children check regarding their suitability to undertake placements. Please refer to the Faculty's Working With Children Check  website.
  • Immunisation and Infection Risk Requirements
    Students undertaking clinical placements as part of their course are required to meet the Faculty's Immunisation and Vaccination Policies and Procedures. Students who are not compliant with these requirements cannot undertake their clinical placement and understand that this may impede their academic progress. Please refer to the Faculty's Immunisation and Infection Risk website.
  • First Aid
    It is mandatory that students undertake a Level 1 first aid course with basic life support for commencement of clinical placements.

Contact us

Future Students:
Email: Enquire Now
Tel:1800 MONASH (within Australia)
+61 3 9902 6011 (outside Australia)