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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Ultrasound: Medical

Course type


Course Summary

The aim of the MSc Ultrasound Imaging programme is to enable you to:

  • Critically evaluate current advances in ultrasound imaging
  • Apply an evidence-based approach to enhance current and future practice
  • Perform high quality scans in a safe and effective manner
  • Reflect upon all aspects of scan performance to enhance quality of practice

You will:

  • Benefit from our close links with NHS Clinical Providers
  • Have the opportunity to gain hands on experience support by virtual simulators
  • Be taught by lecturers of national and international standing


You will be assessed by a range of examinations including written exam, poster presentation, essays and portfolio. There will be some online self assessments and opportunities for feedback as you progress through the module from your tutors.


Applicants must:

  • Have a previous degree in a relevant health care subject.
  • Provide two satisfactory references (they can be uploaded with your application).
  • Have an appropriate clinical placement with signed agreement for sufficient scanning experience from a clinical manager and a mentor for clinical modules.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


3 years

Start date



Principles of Ultrasound Imaging (30 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (Advanced Medical Imaging) (60 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£1,320 per 30 credit module

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

£1,320 per 30 credit module

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have BSc (Hons) degree or equivalent in a health care subject. You will usually be required to have achieved a 2.1 Honours degree, but consideration will be given if you have a 2.2 Honours degree with appropriate experience and satisfactory references. Have registration with a relevant professional body i.e. HCPC, NMC etc. Students without professional registration may still be accepted but will be counselled in relation to employment prospects.OR Be a medically qualified doctor with MBBCh or equivalent and registered with a relevant professional body. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

University information

The University of Salford’s campus is based across three sites, with Peel Park within walking distance of Manchester. More than 3,000 postgraduate students study taught and research degrees each year, contributing to some of Salford’s nationally and internationally-recognised research projects. There are four academic schools at the University of Salford: School of Arts and Media School of Health and Society Salford Business...more