Taught course

Ultrasound Imaging

Institution
University of Salford · School of Health Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Prospective students will usually be required to have achieved a 2.1 Honours Degree, but consideration will be given to students with a 2.2 Honours Degree with appropriate experience and satisfactory references. We welcome applications from international and UK health professionals. BSc (Hons) graduates or equivalent with a degree in a health related discipline, and registered with a relevant Professional Body. Medically Qualified doctors with MBBCh or equivalent and registered with a relevant Professional Body. 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). English Language Requirements International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.5 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this. Suitable For We welcome applications from international and UK health professionals. BSc (Hons) graduates or equivalent with a degree in a health related discipline, and registered with a relevant Professional Body. Medically Qualified doctors with MBBCh or equivalent and registered with a relevant Professional Body. Must have access to a clinical mentor and clinical placement . International Students - Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) International Students are required by the Home Office and/or the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) to apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) Certificate before they begin studying their course. You may need to obtain an ATAS Certificate before you come to the UK in order for you to comply with Home Office regulations. Please refer to your offer conditions. You can find out if your programme requires an ATAS by checking the FCO website at https://www.gov.uk/academic-technology-approval-scheme with your JACS code which will be on your offer letter should you choose to make an application. If you cannot find it please contact International Conversion team at application@salford.ac.uk. If you have any queries relating directly to ATAS please contact the ATAS team on Salford-ATAS@salford.ac.uk. You can apply for your ATAS Certificate via this link: https://www.atas.fco.gov.uk/

Months of entry

September, June

Course content

3 good reasons to study Ultrasound Imaging at Salford

*Students will benefit from our close links with NHS clinical providers
*You will have the opportunity to gain hands on experience supported by virtual stimulators
*You will be taught by lecturers of national and international standing

Course Summary

The aim of the MSc Ultrasound Imaging Programme is to enable you to;

  • Critically evaluate current advances in ultrasound imaging
  • Apply an evidence based approach to enhance current and future practice
  • Perform high quality scans in a safe and effective manner
  • Reflect upon all aspects of scan performance to enhance quality of practice

Fees and funding

Fees 2016-17

Type of Study Fee Full-time £7,700 Part-time £2,750 Full-time International £13,300, part-time £2,217 per 30 credits Full-time PgDip £5,500 Full-time PgCert £2,750

Scholarships and Bursaries

NHS funding
Funding for this course may be available for eligible staff within the NHS. To find out more please see the NHS CPD Apply system.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

PGDip

full time
8 months
part time
24 months

PGCert

full time
4 months
part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Service
Email
course-enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545
Fax
+44 (0)161 295 4646