Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Medical Ultrasound

Institution
Birmingham City University · Faculty of Health
Qualifications
PGCertPGDipMSc

Entry requirements

You will normally be expected to hold either a First degree or an equivalent professional qualification, as well as a minimum of two years’ experience as a qualified practitioner.

  • The majority of applicants will be radiographers, midwives, doctors and nurses. However, if you have a health-based or science degree you will still be considered, providing you are able to obtain a clinical placement.
  • You must ensure that you have a satisfactory clinical placement, where you can obtain a minimum of two days per week of supervised, hands-on ultrasound experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you’re a qualified healthcare professional working as a radiographer, doctor, nurse or midwife, this course will extend your expertise in the production and interpretation of diagnostic ultrasound images.

Ultrasound is regarded as a complementary imaging procedure undertaken in the majority of modern diagnostic imaging or x-ray departments. You’ll be taught by practising sonographers who are up to date with current practice.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months

MSc

part time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Pre-entry Enquiries Team
Email
courseenquiries@bcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 331 5595