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MSc/PgDip/PgCert Medical Ultrasound Programme

Full-time, 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




Part-time – typically one year for each award stage, plus a dissertation for masters

Full-time – typically nine months for each award stage.

For the part time postgraduate certificate and diploma routes, you attend on a day release basis, normally a Tuesday. The stand alone modules have a mixture of taught sessions and distance learning.

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

How to apply

Complete the application form available at

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


• assignments • oral presentations • professional portfolio • short examinations • scientific poster project

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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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