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Study mode

Part time

Duration

1 year

Start date

18-JAN-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Ultrasound: Medical

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

With flexible study options tailored to your area of practice, GCU’s MSc Medical Ultrasound gives you the theoretical foundation and real-world experience you need to improve not only your own work – but your field at large.

Using state-of-the-art simulation facilities (MedaPhor ScanTrainer) and sonographic equipment (GES8), our multidisciplinary team of academic experts and clinical specialists will coach you in safe and effective medical ultrasound practice. You’ll rehearse your skills in a setting that prepares you for real-world practice and get instant feedback that’s specific to your field.

Accredited by the Consortium for Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE), your programme will draw on industry best practice for a curriculum that is both evidence-based and varied – with lectures, workshops, simulations, seminars and case studies to help you learn. And at GCU, you’ll get a world-class education that also contributes to the common good – through critical evaluation of research, professional discussion and debate designed to help promote innovation in the field.

Graduate prospects

Whether you’re advancing your current career or starting a new one, your programme will prepare you to help create meaningful change in the practice of medical ultrasound. Graduates have gone on to lead their fields as managers, make a positive impact through research and promote new approaches to practitioner-led ultrasound services.

Accreditation

This programme is accredited by the Consortium for Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE).

Work placement

Accredited by the Consortium for Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE), your programme will draw on industry best practice for a curriculum that is both evidence-based and varied with lectures, workshops, simulations, seminars and case studies to help you learn. In conjunction with your practical workplace supervisor on the MSc Medical Ultrasound programme ensures competency to practice.

Modules

Advanced Research Methods (level 2) - Core
Principles of Practice in Medical Ultrasound (level 1) - Core
Obstetrics and Gynaecological Ultrasound
Defined Area of Ultrasound Practice 1
Defined Area of Ultrasound Practice 2
Advanced Research Methods
Masters Dissertation
General Medical Ultrasound
Principles of Practice in Medical Ultrasound

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

15 credit module fee: £600.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

15 credit module fee: £1,250.

Entry requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in radiography, nursing, midwifery, medicine, podiatry, physiotherapy or any other relevant allied health science subject. Applicants must have ongoing access to an appropriate clinical placement and mentorship.