Taught course

Medical Ultrasound Practice

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty Health and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

Normally, applicants will hold a first degree (or equivalent professional qualification) which is recognised in the UK by a professional standards regulating body such as HCPC, NMC or GMC, for example BSc(Hons) Diagnostic Radiography or Diploma of the College of Radiographers (DCR), BSc (Hons) Midwifery.

Other formally certified qualifications

Equivalent, international academic and/or professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Applicants are usually required to provide at least one reference evidencing their capability for postgraduate study. This programme of learning is essentially a work based learning programme so applicants joining the programme must be employed in, or have written agreement for, an appropriately supervised clinical placement. The University is not responsible for finding clinical placements for applicants. Entry into the programme will be determined by the suitability of the clinical placement and access to appropriate workload to support student learning.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

    • Become a competent ultrasound practitioner working towards advanced clinical practice.
    • Study a course accredited by the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education.
    • Graduate with eligibility to apply to the SCoR Voluntary Register of Sonographers.
    • Gain hands-on clinical experience and robust theoretical knowledge.
    • On this course, you'll gain the skills, knowledge and professional accreditation you need to become an effective sonographer. You'll work in state-of-the-art simulated clinical environments, and apply your skills to your own practice with a Clinical Supervisor. You'll graduate ready for a rewarding career as an ultrasound practitioner.

Information for international students

f English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 7.0 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent.This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, email our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    31 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Health and Wellbeing
+44 (0)114 225 5555