Taught course

Cardic Ultrasound

Institution
Middlesex University London · Faculty of Science and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from graduates with a good honours degree, or an equivalent qualification, in a health or science-based subject.

Applicants normally have a background in clinical physiology but those from other healthcare professions (e.g. registered nurse, clinical exercise physiologist, physiotherapist and medical practitioners) are also welcomed to apply.

We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of three years' work experience in clinical physiology.

Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Following the British Society of Echocardiography syllabus, this Cardiac Ultrasound course meets the practical, theoretical and technical demands of a specialised career in healthcare.

Taught by industry recognised experts, this course provides a solid grounding in research methodologies, experimental design and statistics — delivering all the transferable skills required for a career executing specialist cardiac ultrasound procedures.Following the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) syllabus, you will be equipped with the advanced theory and practice of cardiac ultrasound and signal processing.

With a significant leaderships and management component, the course teaches the management, legal and ethical concepts required of leadership positions. Our specialist laboratory, run by experienced practitioners, also houses a wide range of diagnostic equipment that you can access not only during classes, but also for independent study and research.

This course is designed for healthcare practitioners, including sonographers and physiologists, already working in the field of cardiac ultrasound. However, it is also suitable for graduates, who are interested in a research or an academic career, and will provide you with the knowledge and skills required for further study at doctoral level.

  • Opportunity to gain expert understanding of the latest scientific laboratory equipment including use of the clinical skills laboratory and echocardiographic machines
  • Industry-experienced tutors that are hands-on and supportive — all our teaching staff are involved in research and many are pioneers in their own field
  • Work-based experience that can contribute towards the award
  • Suitable preparation for the national examinations in echocardiography
  • Free electronic textbook for every module.

Information for international students

You must have competence in English language to study with us. The most commonly accepted evidence of English language ability is IELTS 7.0 with minimum of 6.5 in each component or higher required. We also normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Neville Hall
Email
n.hall@mdx.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 8411 5555