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MSC Medical Ultrasound Practice

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Ultrasound: Medical Medical Sciences

Course type


Course Summary

Course summary

On this course, you'll gain the skills, knowledge and professional accreditation you need to become an effective sonographer. You'll work in state-of-the-art simulated clinical environments, and apply your skills to your own practice with a Clinical Supervisor. You'll graduate ready for a rewarding career as an ultrasound practitioner. The course is based around academic taught modules, as well as research and dissertation— underpinned by a minimum of 14 hours of supervised clinical practice each week. You'll also make extensive use of simulated clinical environments on clinical modules. The structure of the course and modules aims to ensure that you develop into an effective sonographer in areas most useful to your own personal development and employer's service requirements.

Future careers

The course is designed specifically to enhance the employability of health professionals who wish to pursue or further their career in medical ultrasound.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


31 months

Start date



Applied Ultrasound Physics For Safe Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Researching For Practice (Distance Learning) (15 Credits) - Core
Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students will hold a first degree (or equivalent professional qualification) which is recognised in the UK by a professional standards regulating body such as HCPC, NMC or GMC, for example BSc(Hons) Diagnostic Radiography or Diploma of the College of Radiographers (DCR), BSc (Hons) Midwifery. Equivalent, international academic and/or professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 6,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real...more

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