Taught course

Diagnostic Clinical Ultrasound

Institution
University of South Wales · University of South Wales
Qualifications
PGCertPGDipMSc

Entry requirements

A relevant Honours degree.

Diagnostic Clinical Ultrasound (Abdomen and Small Parts) MSc Diagnostic Clinical Ultrasound (Clinical Echocardiography) MSc Diagnostic Clinical Ultrasound (Gynaecology) MSc Diagnostic Clinical Ultrasound (Musculoskeletal) MSc Diagnostic Clinical Ultrasound (Obstetrics and Related Gynaecology) MSc Diagnostic Clinical Ultrasound (Vascular Ultrasound)

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our blend of education and clinical training provides an in-depth knowledge of the principles and practice of ultrasound science, the practical application of ultrasound and how to apply the knowledge and principles for diagnostic investigation using ultrasound.

You will build your knowledge of ultrasound scanning techniques to perform the appropriate range of investigations using ultrasound. The variety of Specified Clinical Pathways ensures that your learning can be tailored to your requirements and intended area of clinical practice.

You will learn in our new, state-of-the-art simulation suite that has newly purchased ultrasound equipment, and will be taught by expert clinicians.

PgCert: You need to pass the core module in Fundamentals of Ultrasound Practice Module, in addition to one of the specified clinical pathways.

PgDip: You need to pass two specified clinical pathway modules, or one specified clinical pathway module and one optional module.

MSc: You need to pass the core module in Research Methods and dissertation.

How You Will Study
The programme is offered on a part-time, blockrelease basis in conjunction with compulsory clinical placements. You need to complete two or three modules per year. The award uses a combination of structured curriculum sessions within the University. Clinical training will take place at the University and clinical departments.

Possible Career Options
This course is an opportunity to develop as an advanced practitioner in ultrasound in your specified area. Requirements of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) are met by flexible and responsive education and training.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12-60 months

PGDip

part time
12-60 months

MSc

part time
12-60 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries & Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Phone
08455 194 787
Fax
01443 654050