Taught course

Clinical Application of Diagnostic Ultrasound - Single module

University of Salford · College of Health and Social Care
Single Module- 30 Credits

Entry requirements

Entrants must be appropriately qualified practitioners. Graduate healthcare professionals with a minimum degree classification of 2:1 may apply directly. Appropriately experienced applicants who do not meet the above requirements will be considered in line with the University’s APL procedure. Evidence of access to a relevant clinical / imaging caseload and the support of a suitably trained clinical mentor. You must have the agreement of the service manager and clinical mentor to facilitate your access to this caseload. Supporting Information and Personal statement if you are applying through NHS North West CPD-Apply. Supporting information: You should include details of your current post and role and previous study at level 6/ 7. Personal statement: Please outline the reasons why you wish to undertake this module. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)- We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Months of entry


Course content

3 good reasons to study Clinical Application of Diagnostic Ultrasound - Single module at Salford:

  • Fully CASE accredited to equip you with the clinical skills of Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Great lecture programme from both University-based and clinical experts
  • You can use our well equipped Ultrasound Skills Lab

Course Summary

This module forms part of an award in Advanced Medical Imaging. Clinical learning outcomes, which will include proficiency based outcomes, will be negotiated between the student, the university-based tutor and the workplace mentor. These will be embedded in a Learning Agreement which will identify learning needs and the strategies to achieve them, and will cover an area of ultrasound imaging such as;

  • Gynaecology and early pregnancy
  • 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy
  • Abdominal
  • Echocardiography
  • Breast
  • Vascular
  • Musculo-skeletal
  • Paediatric or neonatal
  • Small parts
  • Urology
  • FAST scanning

Applying for postgraduate Health and Social Care single modules

All applications for post qualifying heath and social care modules are made directly to the University.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English – IELTS – a minimum overall score of 6.5 in any component is required with no element below 6.

Fees and funding

North West SHA-SLA funded applications

If your Trust is part of the North West SHA-SLA agreement, contact your CPD Lead to agree funding. You must then apply through the NHS CPD Apply system: www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk

Self funded applications

If you are self funding a programme of study or single module, please complete the appropriate application form and send directly to the University.

Qualification and course duration

Single Module- 30 Credits

part time
6 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment50

Course contact details

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