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MSc/PgDip/PgCert Medical Ultrasound Programme

Part-time

Location • Collegiate Campus
Subject area • Diagnostic radiography

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This course is open to health professionals using ultrasound in diagnosis. It is an in-service course and you must be employed in a clinical setting or have written agreement for appropriately supervised clinical placement. We are not responsible for finding clinical placements for students.

We consider each candidate individually according to their ability to meet the demands of the programme. Normal entry requirements are one of the following

• a pass degree in radiography or equivalent professional qualification
• Diploma of the College of Radiographers (DCR) or equivalent professional qualification and proven ability to cope with the academic demands of postgraduate study

We normally expect you to be state registered or have evidence of relevant academic and clinical expertise.

You must also declare
• any disciplinary proceedings taken by earlier employers or educational establishments
• any investigation relevant to you under the Children Act 1989 or other associated legislation

 

 

Attendance

Part-time – normally one or two years to certificate and diploma level respectively, plus a dissertation for masters

For the postgraduate certificate and diploma routes, you attend on a day release basis, normally a Tuesday. The stand alone modules use a blended approach to learning with a mixture of taught sessions and distance learning.

Full awards start in September, the stand alone modules start in September and January.

How to apply

Complete the application form available at www.shu.ac.uk/study/form

Fees – home and EU students

2014/15 academic year

Typically £3,000 a stage for PgCert, PgDip and MSc stages

Some of the modules on this course may be funded by the Department of Health.

Course fees apply to courses starting in the academic year given and may be subject to annual inflationary increase.

For further information on fees and funding see www.shu.ac.uk/funding

Assessment

• assignments • oral presentations • professional portfolio of clinical competence • short examinations • scientific poster project.

We assess each module separately.

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Professional Recognition

The ultrasound route is accredited by the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE).

Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education

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