Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Medical Ultrasound

With flexible study options tailored to your area of practice, GCU's MSc Medical Ultrasound gives you the theoretical foundation and real-world experience you need to improve not only your own work - but your field at large. Using state-of-the-art simulation facilities (MedaPhor ScanTrainer) and sonographic equipment (GES8), our multidisciplinary team of academic experts and clinical specialists will coach you in safe and effective medical ultrasound practice. You'll rehearse your skills in a setting that prepares you for real-world practice and get instant feedback that's specific to your field. Accredited by the Consortium for Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE), your programme will draw on industry best practice for a curriculum that is both evidence-based and varied - with lectures, workshops, simulations, seminars and case studies to help you learn. And at GCU, you'll get a world-class education that also contributes to the common good - through critical evaluation of research, professional discussion and debate designed to help promote innovation in the field.

Entry requirements

MSc: HCPC Registered Radiographers (Diagnostic/Therapy) or other appropriately qualified Health Care Professional. UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) or alternatively an unclassified degree or professional diploma with over two years practice experience. At least one month supervised experience in ultrasound practice immediately prior to commencement of the programme is required. IELTS 7.0 with no element below 6.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

PgC (60 credits): Principles of Practice in Medical Ultrasound. Plus one Ultrasound Clinical Module from the following: General Medical Ultrasound, Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound, Defined Area of Ultrasound Practice 1 or Defined Area of Ultrasound Practice 2. PgD (120 credits): Advanced Research Methods OR Advanced Leadership. Plus one of the following: General Medical Ultrasound, Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound, Defined Area of Ultrasound Practice 1 or Defined Area of Ultrasound Practice 2. MSc: Dissertation.

Assessment methods

A range of assessment methods are used that are appropriate to the content and mode of delivery of each module. These include examinations, written assignments, reflective portfolio, oral and/ or poster presentations. Planned care competency and final clinical assessments are used to assess ability in practice.

Sponsorship information

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year. For up to date fee information for this programme, please visit www.gcu.ac.uk.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 6 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (England) 6 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (EU) 6 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 6 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 6 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (Wales) 6 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 5,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 6 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 5,500 per Whole course (England) 6 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 5,500 per Whole course (EU) 6 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 5,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 6 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 5,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 6 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 5,500 per Whole course (Wales) 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University G4 0BA Scotland

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Key information

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