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Master of Medical Ultrasound

CQUniversity Australia
0.5-1 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Online / Distance
November 2020
13,980 AUD
CQUniversity Australia

Program description

Master of Medical Ultrasound

Our course provides the opportunity for qualified medical sonographers and echocardiographers to undertake professional development in the form of a coursework masters, enabling study in the areas of advanced clinical practice and/or study to broaden knowledge in related fields.

Areas of advanced practice include units in advanced communication, management, governance and research; whilst specialisation units include advanced musculoskeletal ultrasound upper body, advanced musculoskeletal ultrasound lower body, advanced obstetric ultrasound, advanced vascular ultrasound, advanced paediatric ultrasound, advanced imaging of congenital heart disease and fetal echocardiography. The advanced communication unit includes issues such as communication in the role as a clinical supervisor, difficult conversations and the skills of report writing. Research involves the presentation of a research report or project plan. Graduates will demonstrate leadership within the health care sector by being effective problem solvers and advanced practitioners. Theoretical content will be provided by flexible learning with opportunities in one unit to attend a practical workshop.

To be eligible, applicants must possess a Graduate Diploma in Sonography or Echocardiography or equivalent. Applicants with no research units completed in their graduate diploma will need to complete one research unit option.

AQF Level: Level 9 Masters Degree (Coursework)

Admission requirements

  • Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography, or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution, where the medium of instruction is English; or
  • Graduate Diploma of Echocardiography, or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution, where the medium of instruction is English.

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Program content

Compulsory units:

  • Medical Science Research Project 1
  • Leadership and Integrity
  • Advanced Communication in the Health Professions
  • Advanced Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Lower Body
  • Advanced Paediatric Ultrasound
  • Fetal Echocardiography
  • Advanced Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Upper Body
  • Advanced Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Advanced Vascular Ultrasound
  • Advanced Imaging of Congenital Heart Disease
  • Think Big

Tuition fees

This program costs 13 980 AUD per term.

Scholarships & funding

The university offers a range of scholarships to support international students and encourages you to apply for one that's right for you. For more information about the scholarships, please visit the university website.




Core learning outcomes:

  1. Apply expert knowledge and technical skill in ultrasound practice
  2. Design effective strategies to manage multifaceted issues in clinical contexts
  3. Demonstrate advanced communication in trans-disciplinary practice, patient care and /or supervision
  4. Research a topic which provides novel insights into the chosen field and/or contributes to the ultrasound body of knowledge.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of this course you will enhance your career advancement opportunities as specialists in their chosen area and being highly employable in their field of expertise across both the private and public sectors.

About this institute

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Contact info

CQUniversity Australia

554-700 Yaamba Road
4701 Norman Gardens QLD

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