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Cardiac Ultrasound MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Cardiac Ultrasound MSc/PGDip/PGCert

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Full time | Middlesex University | 1 year | OCT-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Ultrasound: Medical Cardiology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Following the British Society of Echocardiography syllabus, this Cardiac Ultrasound course meets the practical, theoretical and technical demands of a specialised career in healthcare.

Why study the MSc/PGDip/PGCert Cardiac Ultrasound at Middlesex University?

Taught by industry recognised experts, this course provides a solid grounding in research methodologies, experimental design and statistics — delivering all the transferable skills required for a career executing specialist cardiac ultrasound procedures. Following the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) syllabus, you will be equipped with the advanced theory and practice of cardiac ultrasound and signal processing.

With a significant leaderships and management component, the course teaches the management, legal and ethical concepts required of leadership positions. Our specialist laboratory, run by experienced practitioners, also houses a wide range of diagnostic equipment that you can access not only during classes, but also for independent study and research.

This course is designed for healthcare practitioners, including sonographers and physiologists, already working in the field of cardiac ultrasound. However, it is also suitable for graduates, who are interested in a research or an academic career, and will provide you with the knowledge and skills required for further study at doctoral level.

Careers

How can the MSc/PGDip/PGCert Cardiac Ultrasound support your career?

This course is designed for healthcare practitioners, including physicians, nurses and physiologists, already working in the field of cardiopulmonary ultrasound.

Graduates of this master’s degree will be qualified to work as specialised cardiac physiologists or other healthcare professionals in the NHS or aboard.

The course is also suitable for graduates, who are interested in a research or an academic career — providing the knowledge and skills required for further study at doctoral level.

Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Modules

This module is concerned with the development of advanced clinical knowledge and practical skills required for specialist clinical practice. It also aims to further develop the practitioner’s clinical decision-making and critical analytical skills.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,600

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,800

Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:2 honours degree, or an equivalent qualification, in a health or science-based subject. Students must arrange a relevant clinical placement for at least six months before starting the course, if they are not already working in a cardiac ultrasound department. Students normally have a background in clinical physiology but those from other healthcare professions (e.g. registered nurse, clinical exercise physiologist, physiotherapist and medical practitioners) are also welcomed to apply. We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of three years' work experience in clinical physiology. Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level. We also normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification.

University information

Middlesex is a campus university based in leafy North London only 25 minutes from the buzz of central London. It has been excelling in teaching for over 130 years and boasts international campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. Their industry led, contemporary courses and practice-based teaching will help you to excel in the job market and become a leader in your field. Middlesex’s teaching is informed by the needs of industry, so you’ll develop the...more

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