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Medical Ultrasound MSc/PGDip/PGCert

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Study mode

Part time


1 year

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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Ultrasound: Medical

Course type


Course Summary

Key information

You will combine detailed theoretical study with practical clinical experience and work-based learning to gain a qualification that is highly regarded both professionally and academically. You will learn with expert clinicians and researchers, developing your understanding of clinical ultrasound practice within the wider professional, social, legal and political contexts.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

A combination of core and elective modules will allow you to build your professional knowledge while also pursuing your own areas of interest.

Our innovative mix of blended learning activities is designed to enable you to drive your own study and develop as an independent learner.

The flexible modular structure allows you to work to postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or full master’s level.

If you continue to MSc, a core module in Research Methods and Applied Data Analysis will equip you with essential critical, research and analytical skills to plan and complete your dissertation and develop essential skills for life-long independent learning and career development.

Who is this course for?

If you are a healthcare professional with a qualification in radiography, nursing, midwifery or other related disciplines, this programme will provide the academic qualifications and clinical skills you need to specialise in medical ultrasound.

Teaching and assessment

Your teaching will be delivered by the programme team, all of whom are experienced sonographers who have specialised in university teaching, and by expert guest speakers from a range of clinical disciplines.

Our university facilities include a clinical skills suite equipped with an ultrasound machine and simulator.


Successful completion of your chosen qualification will equip you with specialist knowledge, as well as demonstrating your commitment to your profession.

You will be ideally placed to consider progression to a range of specialist, leadership, or educational roles.


The aim of this module is to provide you with understanding and skills in research to enable you to access and critically appraise evidence relevant to your particular field, as well as to plan a research study or service evaluation.

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Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold a BSc (hons) degree (2:2) from a recognised higher education institution e.g. Radiography, Nursing, Midwifery and should provide a personal statement.

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK institution, offering an innovative programme of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses which uphold the university’s commitment to enhance people’s lives through education. City is a research-driven university and has around 21,000 enrolled students, of which 45% are studying postgraduate qualifications. The university community is a diverse and international population home to students from...more

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