Taught course

Vascular Ultrasound

King's College London · Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 UK honours degree or equivalent in a life science, radiography, nursing or medicine. Those with professional qualifications should usually have a minimum of two years' relevant post qualification experience. All applicants must have a suitable clinical training placement. Those with full SVT accreditation may be exempt from the first year. Qualified sonographers may take the Vascular Ultrasound module as a stand-alone module. Entry is subject to satisfactory interview.

Months of entry


Course content

The Vascular Ultrasound programme aims to provide you with an understanding of the principles and practices of vascular ultrasound. This course addresses the practical applications of ultrasound through an understanding of the principles of scientific clinical investigation, and facilitates the acquisition of the skills necessary for clinical practice. Developing your clinical proficiency is, therefore, an integral part of the course.

The programme offers you flexibility over the choice of modules and whether to study for a full master’s qualification, a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma. The MSc pathway is a 27-month course that requires modules totalling 180 credits including a research project worth 60 credits. The Postgraduate Diploma pathway can be studied over a period of 18 months and requires completed modules with a total of 120 credits. The Postgraduate Certificate route is a nine-month pathway that requires modules with a minimum total of 60 credits to achieve the award.

Information for international students

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Visit the fees and funding webpages to find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans and other financial help available at King's.

Qualification and course duration


part time
9 months


part time
18 months


part time
27 months

Course contact details

Jill Walker, Programme Administrator
+44 (0)20 7188 8458