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 lower second class (2.2) or above, or an equivalent professional qualification and have had a minimum of two years experience as a qualified practitioner.
  • The majority of applicants will be radiographers, midwives, doctors and nurses. However we will consider applicants with health based or science degrees providing that they are able to obtain a clinical placement.
  • You must ensure that you have a satisfactory clinical placement where you can obtain a minimum of 320 hours of supervised ‘hands on’ clinical ultrasound experience - this is equivalent to 2 days per week over a nine month period.
  • You must complete the ultrasound clinical placement form when you apply, unforutnately we cannot consider your application without your proof of placement.

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.

Information for international students

Sorry, this course is not available to international students.

Fees and funding

UK students
£767 per 20 credit module

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
33 weeks months

PGDip

part time
24 months

MSc

part time
36 months

Course contact details

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